Definition of lie on/upon
: to affect (someone) in a specified way Sorrow lay heavily on him. Guilt lies on his conscience. She keeps herself healthy so her years lie lightly upon her.
Word by Word Definitions
: to be or to stay at rest in a horizontal position : be prostrate : rest, recline
: to reside temporarily : stay for the night : lodge
: to remain inactive (as in concealment)
: to make an untrue statement with intent to deceive
: to create a false or misleading impression
: to bring about by telling lies
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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