lie in the way meaning

  "lie in the way" in a sentence
1. To be ready, at hand
2. To be an obstacle
  • lie:    Verb: lie (lay,lai ...
  • lie by:    1. To be inactive2 ...
  • lie in:    1. lie in BrE to ...


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  1. The best story in college basketball happens to lie in the way.
  2. The main differences lie in the way the relatively large number of Basque sibilants are spelled.
  3. But the deeper ties between the two decisions may lie in the way they both elide history.
  4. Many difficulties lie in the way of widespread use of prescribed burning to reduce fire hazards, however.
  5. Plenty of obstacles lie in the way of fighting AIDS . Resistance to drugs is certainly one of them.

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  7. lie in wait for meaning
  8. lie like a rug meaning
  9. lie low meaning
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