not take sth lying down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “not take sth lying down” in the English Dictionary

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not take sth lying down

to ​refuse to be ​treatedbadly by someone: He can't ​treat you like that! Surely you're not going to take that ​lying down!
(Definition of not take sth lying down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not take sth lying down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不逆来顺受,不受气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不逆來順受,不受氣…
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