Definition of “lie around” - English Dictionary

“lie around” in British English

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lie around

UK also lie about
phrasal verb with lie uk /laɪ/ us /laɪ/ verb

If things are lying around, they are left in places where they should not be:

Has anyone seen my keys lying around?
I wouldn't leave any money lying around the office if I were you.

(Definition of “lie around” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)