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An intentionally false statement
“They can be made by a young conscript who chooses to tell her family about the horrors to which she contributed, rather than maintain the silent lie of false heroism.”
Tell a lie or lies
“I think most children tend to tell the truth, particularly if it's in their best interests not to lie or fabricate.”
To lie down
“You'll lie here and rest until the young master recommends otherwise for you!”
Be situated
“Taxis are available for the ride into town, which lies just three miles away.”
“Flip the pad on a preacher bench so your chest and abs rest on the inclined side and your arms lie along the flat, vertical side.”
“He lies among the remains of pontiffs from centuries past and near the tomb traditionally believed to be of the Apostle Peter, the first pope.”
“Where there is trouble to be enacted, they lie at its bitter heart.”
To remain hidden or unseen
“Just lie low and try not to draw any attention to yourself.”
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