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lie in wait for meaning

  "lie in wait for" in a sentence
  • [American idiom]
    to wait quietly in ambush for someone or something.
    The lion lay in wait for the zebra.
    The robber was lying in wait for a victim.

Examples

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  1. yet they lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush their own lives
  2. if i wished to surprise him, it was evident this was the spot to lie in wait for him
  3. jehovah, lead me in your righteousness on account of those who lie in wait for me; make your way straight before me
  4. see how they lie in wait for me ! fierce men conspire against me for no offense or sin of mine, o lord
  5. see how they lie in wait for me ! fierce men conspire against me for no offense or sin of mine, o lord

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