English version

lie around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlie around (also lie about British English) phrasal verb1 lie around (something)UNTIDY if something is lying around, it has been left somewhere in an untidy way, rather than being in its proper place If you leave your shoes lying around like that, you’ll trip over them. Papers and books lay around the room in complete chaos.2 LAZYif you lie around, you spend time lying down and not doing anything I felt so lazy just lying around on the beach all day. lie→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
lie aroundLopped off brambles lay around and the long grass was all trampled.Virtually anything you see lying around can be used from a fruit bowl to a club.Perhaps there was a bit of bread lying around somewhere.lie around (something)It's illustrated, with explicit photographs, so don't leave it lying around.Lopped off brambles lay around and the long grass was all trampled.Falling over toys that have been left lying around can be fatal for elderly people and very serious for children. 3.Virtually anything you see lying around can be used from a fruit bowl to a club.A writer should write, not lie around dozing in the middle of the day.Thou shalt not leave illegal things lying around in plain sight.When it was hot, we all lay around in the grass and talked about stuff.Perhaps there was a bit of bread lying around somewhere.
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Verb table
lie
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylie
he, she, itlies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylay
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lain
he, she, ithas lain
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad lain
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lie
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have lain
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam lying
he, she, itis lying
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you, we, theyare lying
Past
I, he, she, itwas lying
you, we, theywere lying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been lying
he, she, ithas been lying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been lying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be lying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been lying
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Verb table
lie
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylie
he, she, itlies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave lied
he, she, ithas lied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad lied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lie
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have lied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam lying
he, she, itis lying
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you, we, theyare lying
Past
I, he, she, itwas lying
you, we, theywere lying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been lying
he, she, ithas been lying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been lying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be lying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been lying
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