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lie + -ing
- Present participle of lie.
- 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, Chapter 19:
- Without shutting herself up from her family ... or lying awake the whole night to indulge meditation, Elinor found every day afforded her leisure enough to think of Edward...
- ^ Sense and Sensibility, Chapters 1 -19 The Free Library