Noun(1) a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth(2) Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968(3) position or manner in which something is situated
Verb(1) be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position(2) be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position(3) originate (in(4) be and remain in a particular state or condition(5) tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive(6) have a place in relation to something else(7) assume a reclining position
(1) Last season was the one in which Scotland's top flight finally decided to be honest with itself, and admitted that for the previous few years it had been living a lie .(2) The first statement is an honest-to-goodness lie , the last a half truth.(3) With the lie of Scottish theatreland already shifting, we are seeing a nascent, semiconscious shuffling for position for next year's awards.(4) I had to lie down because I was groggy(5) Where the injury to the claimant is caused as a result of his especially sensitive activity, no claim will lie .(6) As the lie gets deeper, the ball automatically goes farther back in your stance.(7) When they detect a predator, chicks either lay low in the nest and remain still, or lie on their backs and strike at the predator with their talons.(8) Though the expected laughs are still there, many of the characters have a hunted look about them, as though constantly aware that they are living a lie , either literally or emotionally.(9) To perform the operation with pencil and paper one must start with the million or so numbers among which the solution is known to lie .(10) But shortly after the baptism she felt she was living a lie .(11) Change the lie and the shot to keep your mind engaged.(12) In spite of these reform measures that favor the implementation of integration, a number of challenges still lie ahead.(13) After deciding not to go on living a lie , isn't she being a little economical with the truth?(14) Do one's loyalties lie on one side, the other, or somehow on both?(15) the camera cannot lie(16) the lie, in deep rough on a bank, was not good
1. untruth ::
3. tell an untruth ::
vertel 'n leuen
4. recline ::
5. be placed ::
6. be situated ::
7. consist ::
9. lie in ::
10. rest ::
Different Formslie, lied, lies
Word Example from TV Shows
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Mormont doesn't LIE.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 2
You always look at your feet
before you LIE.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1
If I catch a LIE, you lose.
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6
Which LIE is it?
Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 14
Come, Father, in bed you must LIE.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: lie
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