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lie to meaning

  "lie to" in a sentence
  • (nautical)
      To be or become nearly stationary with head to the wind

  • [American slang]
    v. Of a ship: To stay in one place facing against the wind; stop. Our ship will lie to outside the harbor until daylight.
    Compare: LAY TO2.
  • lie:    Verb: lie (lay,lai ...
  • lie by:    1. To be inactive2 ...
  • lie in:    1. lie in BrE to ...

Examples

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  1. how do they lie to each other?
  2. i can't lie to myself, i don't want to lie to you.
  3. i can't lie to myself, i don't want to lie to you.
  4. we've no right to lie to other people or to ourselves.
  5. lie to anyone else under the sun, but don't lie to me.

Related Words

  1. lie on one's oars meaning
  2. lie out meaning
  3. lie out of meaning
  4. lie over meaning
  5. lie through one's teeth meaning
  6. lie to so meaning
  7. lie under meaning
  8. lie up meaning
  9. lie with meaning
  10. lie with so meaning
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