Traducción de "lie" - Diccionario inglés-español

lie

verb uk /laɪ/ (present participle lying, past tense and past participle lay, past participle lain)

A2 to put your body flat on something, or to be in this position

tumbarse, estar tumbado
He lay on the bed.
She was lying on her side.

B1 to be in a place

situarse
The river lies 30 miles to the south of the city.

B1 to be on a particular surface

estar
A pen lay on the desk.
→ Phrasal verbs lie down , lie in
verb uk /laɪ/ (present participle lying, past tense and past participle lied)

B1 to say or write something that you know is not true

mentir
Are you lying to me?
He lied about his qualifications for the job.
→ Phrasal verbs lie down , lie in
noun uk /laɪ/

B1 something that you say or write that you know is not true

mentira
I told a lie when I said I liked her hair.
a pack of lies

information, talk, etc. that is completely untrue

una sarta de mentiras
The whole report is a pack of lies.

(Traducción de "lie" de Diccionario de Cambridge inglés-español © Cambridge University Press)

lie

noun /lai/

a false statement made with the intention of deceiving

mentira
It would be a lie to say I knew, because I didn’t.
liar /ˈlaiə/ noun

a person who tells lies, especially as a habit

mentiroso
You can’t trust what she says – she’s such a liar.
lie detector /ˈlai diˌtektə/ noun

a piece of equipment used to show whether someone is telling the truth; polygraph

detector de mentiras
see also lay1.

(Traducción de "lie" de PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)