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lie (in) second/third/fourth etc (place)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlie (in) second/third/fourth etc (place)lie (in) second/third/fourth etc (place)British EnglishBE to be in second, third etc position in a competition Liverpool are lying third in the football championship. lie
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lie (in) second/third/fourth etc (place)After his win in Frankfurt on Sunday, he lies second in the series just behind Michel Robert.Driving a Banbury prepared Prodrive Subaru, McRae now lies third in the championship.
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