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lie inTo be brought to bed in childbirth.Rate it:

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lie doggokeep quietRate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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boire le calice jusqu’à la lieTo drink the cup to the dregs.Rate it:

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ce qui me lie, c’est ma folieStraw bands will tie a fool’s hands.Rate it:

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give the lieto respond to an insult, accusation, or falsehood by saying the offender is lying, particularly in the context of provoking a challenge to a duelRate it:

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give the lieUsed in give the lie to.Rate it:

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give the lie toTo prove something to be false; to refute.Rate it:

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I tell a lieI am mistaken; I thought that what I said was true, but I have just realised that it is not.Rate it:

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if you lie with dogs you will get fleasIt is important whom to choose as one's closest acquanitances.Rate it:

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Let Sleeping Dogs LieNot to invite trouble, to be calm and avoid stirring any possible troubleRate it:

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let sleeping dogs lieTo leave things as they are; especially, to avoid restarting or rekindling an old argument; to leave disagreements in the past.Rate it:

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lie aroundTo do nothing in particular; to be idle.Rate it:

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lie aroundTo be in an unknown place.Rate it:

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lie backTo lie down from a sitting positionRate it:

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lie backTo relax, to exert less effortRate it:

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lie back and think of england. "think of England" refers to the importance of children.Rate it:

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lie back and think of englandUsed to preface any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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lie beforeto put oneself at the whim of, to bow down toRate it:

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lie before(especially of something honorific) to be situated in front ofRate it:

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lie byTo have sex with.Rate it:

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lie detectorpolygraphRate it:

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lie downto assume a reclining positionRate it:

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lie downto be lazy or remissRate it:

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lie ill in one's mouthTo sound artificial or contradictory.Rate it:

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lie inTo stay in bed.Rate it:

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lie in waitprepare an ambushRate it:

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lie lowkeep quiet or unseenRate it:

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lie offTo remain at a safe distance fromRate it:

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lie through one's teethTo tell a gross or egregious untruth.Rate it:

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lie toTo have the sails arranged so as to counteract each other.Rate it:

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lie withto have sex, sexual relations with someoneRate it:

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live a lieTo conceal something about oneself, without the knowledge of which others cannot know one's true character or perspective.Rate it:

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make one's bed and lie in itTo create a difficult situation whose unpleasant consequences one must now endure.Rate it:

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the cake is a lieThe end you are pursuing is unattainable or misguided; the reward you have been promised is false.Rate it:

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white lieA deliberate, untrue statement which does no harm or is intended to produce a favorable result.Rate it:

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you make the bed you lie inA person's circumstances are normally the result of his or her own actions.Rate it:

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cook upTo manufacture; to falsify; to devise an elaborate lie.Rate it:

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bed downTo lie down to sleep for the night, usually of livestock or machinery.Rate it:

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stretch outTo lie fully extended.Rate it:

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pierce the veilTo see through an illusion or find a hidden meaning, to see the truth within a lie.Rate it:

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keep downTo lie low. To stay concealed by not standing up.Rate it:

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lay downTo lie down; to place oneself in a reclined or horizontal position, on a bed or similar, for the purpose of resting.Rate it:

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bed them downTo ​lie down ​somewhere, usually ​somewhere different from where you usually ​sleep, in ​order to go to ​sleep.Rate it:

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a beau mentir gui vient de loinA traveller may lie with impunity; Travellers tell fine tales.Rate it:

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comme on fait son lit, on se coucheAs you make your bed, so you must lie on it.Rate it:

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coucher sur la dureTo lie on the ground, on the floor.Rate it:

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cuddle upTo lie or sit in a comfortable, relaxed position, especially holding someone else.Rate it:

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do you think you can walkAsked to find out whether an ill or wounded person is able to walk or needs to sit down or lie down.Rate it:

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