lie up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lie up” in the English Dictionary

"lie up" in British English

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lie up

mainly UK
phrasal verb with lie uk   us   /laɪ/ verb
to ​hide from ​policeofficers, ​soldiers, etc. who are ​looking for you: The ​escapedprisonerslay up in a ​barn for a few ​weeks, until the ​search had been called off.
(Definition of lie up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lie up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 躲避(警察或士兵的搜索)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 躲避(員警或士兵等的搜索)…
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