lie around

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Definition of lie around

1 : to be lying in a disordered way He always had a lot of clothes lying around (his house).
2 : to be somewhere within a general area or place I know that pen is lying around here somewhere.
3 : to spend time resting in a lazy way She spent the whole day just lying around. My friends and I were lying around by the pool.

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“Lie around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lie%20around. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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