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Meaning of "lie down" in Essential American English Dictionary

lie down

phrasal verb with lie   /lɑɪ/   /lɑɪ/ verb, verb ( present participle lying, past tense and past participle lay, past participle lain, present participle lying, past tense and past participle lied)
A2 to move into a position in which your body is flat, usually in order to sleep or rest: I’m not feeling well – I’m going to lie down.
Translations of “lie down”
in Korean 눕다…
in Arabic يَرْقُد…
in Portuguese deitar-se…
in Catalan estirar-se…
in Japanese 横になって休む…
in Italian sdraiarsi, stendersi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 躺下…
in Russian ложиться, прилечь…
in Turkish yatmak, uzanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 躺下…
in Polish położyć się…
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