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Definition of lie around phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


lie around

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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1 to be left somewhere in a messy or careless way, not put away in the correct place Don't leave toys lying around—someone might trip over them.
  2. 2 (of a person) to spend time doing nothing and being lazy
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lie around