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Russian translation of “lie”

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
лежать в/на и т. д.
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
находиться ниже/в/на/к и т. д.
The river lies 30 km to the south of the city.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
(Definition of lie verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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