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  • 41 lie — I n 1. falsehood, untruth, prevarication, fib, white lie, little white lie, quibble, Inf. taradiddle; equivocation, evasion, fencing, Euph. departure from the truth; falsity, fiction, falsification, invention, concoction, fabrication, half truth …

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  • 42 lie — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. prevaricate, falsify, deceive; recline, rest, be situated; extend. See falsehood, deception, location, horizontal. Ant., fact, truth. lie detector II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An intentional… …

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  • 43 lie — 01. The child admitted he had [lied] when the stolen toy was found in his room. 02. The policeman told the driver to get out of his car, and [lie] on the ground. 03. Masa is a really honest guy who would never [lie] to his girlfriend. 04. Why don …

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  • 44 lie — I [[t]laɪ[/t]] n. v. lied, ly•ing 1) a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; a falsehood 2) something intended or serving to convey a false impression; imposture 3) the charge or accusation of lying: He flung the lie back at his …

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  • 45 lie — I. intransitive verb (lay; lain; lying) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English licgan; akin to Old High German ligen to lie, Latin lectus bed, Greek lechos Date: before 12th century 1. a. to be or to stay at rest in a horizontal position ;… …

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  • 46 lie*/*/*/ — [laɪ] (present participle lying [ˈlaɪɪŋ] ; past tense lay [leɪ] ; past participle lain [leɪn] ) verb I 1) to be or put yourself in a position in which your body is flat on a surface such as the floor or a bed She was lying on the beach reading a… …

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  • 47 lie back — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms lie back : present tense I/you/we/they lie back he/she/it lies back present participle lying back past tense lay back past participle lain back to move from a sitting position into a position in which you… …

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  • 48 flat out like a lizard drinking — Extremely busy, at top speed. This is word play on two different meanings of the standard English flat out . The literal sense is to lie fully stretched out (like a lizard), and the figurative sense means as fast as possible. The phrase also… …

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  • 49 flat-out — adjective Date: 1906 1. being or going at maximum effort or speed 2. out and out, downright < it was a flat out lie > …

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  • 50 flat-out — adj. Flat out is used with these nouns: ↑lie …

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  • 51 ˌlie ˈdown — phrasal verb 1) to put yourself in a position in which your body is flat on a surface, especially in order to rest or to sleep I m going to go and lie down for a while.[/ex] 2) not take sth lying down to not accept unfair treatment, by… …

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  • 52 To fall flat — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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  • 53 Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! — Directed by Bob Kellett Produced by Andrew Mitchell Written by Michael Pertwee Starring Bri …

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  • 54 Yucca Flat — is a closed desert drainage basin, one of four major nuclear test regions within the Nevada Test Site (NTS), and is divided into nine test sections: Areas 1 through 4 and 6 through 10. Yucca Flat is located at the eastern edge of NTS, about ten… …

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  • 55 Dead flat — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …

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  • 56 lay / lie —    Lay is a transitive verb, which means it takes an object. It means to set or put down flat : Gwendolyn laid child in the crib, or Lay a book on the table, please. Its forms are lay, lays, laid, has laid, and is laying.    Lie is an… …

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  • 57 lay / lie —    Lay is a transitive verb, which means it takes an object. It means to set or put down flat : Gwendolyn laid child in the crib, or Lay a book on the table, please. Its forms are lay, lays, laid, has laid, and is laying.    Lie is an… …

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  • 58 Sleeping Dogs Lie (Only Fools and Horses) — Infobox Only Fools and Horses episode name = Sleeping Dogs Lie Series = 4 writer = John Sullivan director = Susan Belbin producer = Ray Butt Duration = 30 minutes Airdate = 21 March 1985 Audience = 18.7 million Cast = Sleeping Dogs Lie is an… …

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  • 59 Great Flat Lode Trail — The Great Flat Lode Trail is a 12 km (7.5 miles) long circular trail around Carn Brea in West Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, and is one of Cornwall s Mineral Tramway Trails. The Great Flat Lode is a huge mineral bearing body located to the… …

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  • 60 Come Lie with Me — Infobox Television episode | Title = Come Lie with Me Series = Frasier Caption = Season = 3 Episode = 12 Airdate = 30 January 1996 Production = Writer = Steven Levitan Director = Philip Charles MacKenzie Guests = Tim Choate (Dirk) Scott MacDonald …

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