Betekenis van:
lie in

to lie in
    • be in confinement for childbirth
    to lie in
      • originate (in)




      1. The trouble may lie in the engine.
      2. He did nothing but lie in bed all day.
      3. A man's worth does not lie in what he has, but in what he is.
      4. Next time, lie to me. In this case, I'd rather not have known the truth.
      5. As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
      6. She said she was ill in bed, which was a lie.
      7. Lie to me again. In this case I'd prefer not to know the truth.
      8. The boys do not sit on benches in the garden, but lie on the soft grass.
      9. You look pale. You had better lie down in bed at once.
      10. The lie got him in trouble when his boss found out the truth.
      11. That world where people lie to each other leaves me in despair!
      12. The results of a lie detector test are inadmissible in court.
      13. If you make your bed, you've got to lie in it.
      14. The true value of a man does not lie in what he has.
      15. Sometimes I like a lie-in until noon on Sunday mornings.