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lie down

phrasal verb with lie uk   us   /laɪ/ verb
A2 to ​move into a ​position in which ​yourbody is ​flat, usually in ​order to ​sleep or ​rest: He ​lay down on the ​bed and ​tried to ​relax.

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lie-downnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˌlaɪˈdaʊn/ mainly UK informal
a ​shortrest, usually in or on a ​bed: I usually have a lie-down after ​lunch. She said she was going for a lie-down.
(Definition of lie down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lie down”
in Arabic يَرْقُد…
in Korean 눕다…
in Portuguese deitar-se…
in Catalan estirar-se…
in Japanese 横になって休む…
in Chinese (Simplified) 躺下…
in Turkish yatmak, uzanmak…
in Russian ложиться, прилечь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 躺下…
in Italian sdraiarsi, stendersi…
in Polish położyć się…
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