Phrasal verbs - Meaning of lie around

Phrasal verbs

What does lie around mean?

Here is the meaning of lie around with examples:

"lie around"


1. To be idle; to do nothing in particular and spend time lazily or aimlessly.
2. To be left somewhere instead of being put in the correct place; to be in an unknown place.


Check the phrasal verb lie around in a sentence:

1. I spent the day lying around just watching TV.
2. They lay around the house all day just playing cards.
3. Why is that book lying around?
4. Where are my keys? I am sure they are lying around somewhere in the kitchen.
5. If I were you, I wouldn't leave any cash lying around.

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