Translation of "lie" - English-Russian dictionary


verb [ I ] uk /laɪ/ us 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.
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.

(Translation of “lie verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)