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Meaning of “lie” - Learner’s Dictionary

lie

verb [I]     /laɪ/ ( present participle lying, past tense lay, past participle lain)
lie in/on, etc
A2 to be in a horizontal or flat position on a surface: to lie in bed to lie on a beach to lie on your side The pen lay on the desk. She had lain where she fell until morning.RecliningNot holding the body upright
lie below/in/on/to, etc
B1 to be in a particular place: The river lies 30 km to the south of the city.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
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