Phrasal verbs - Meaning of lie off

Phrasal verbs

What does lie off mean?

Here is the meaning of lie off with examples:

"lie off"


To stay at a distance from shore or another ship.

'Lie off' is an irregular verb. Here are its different forms:

The base form: lie off.
The simple past: lay off.
The past participle: lain off.
The present participle: lying of
The third-person singular of the simple present: lies off.


Check the phrasal verb lie off in a sentence:

The captain tried to lie off the other ship.

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