lie around

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

lie around (third-person singular simple present lies around, present participle lying around, simple past lay around, past participle lain around)

  1. To do nothing in particular; to be idle.
    I spent the day lying around reading a detective novel.
  2. To be in an unknown place.
    I'm sure that pencil sharpener is lying around somewhere.

Synonyms[edit]

(be in an unknown place): knock about

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