LIE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LIE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
lie
 n.  an untrue statement
 v.  have one's body in a flat position
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He had never before been convicted of a lie, and all the resources of evasion failed him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  I shall lie down all day tomorrow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  So the matter of Ashley's letters did not lie very heavily on her conscience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  But, Melanie, heavy thoughts lie on my heart and I will open my heart to you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  I lie and look at the boys sleeping near me and I wonder if the twins or Alex or Cade think these same thoughts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
6  He gladly would have sided with the doctor but he could not lie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Well, she'd tell a lie about it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  Prissy went off at a trot, the letter gripped in her hand, and Scarlett went back upstairs, trying to think of some plausible lie to explain Mrs. Elsing's failure to appear.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
9  She could lie down and sleep for days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  If she could only lie down and sleep and wake to feel Ellen gently shaking her arm and saying: "It is late, Scarlett."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  Never again could Scarlett lie down, as a child, secure beneath her father's roof with the protection of her mother's love wrapped about her like an eiderdown quilt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  How cool the water was, how good to lie here in softness, like a child.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  And I could only lie there and pray that the light of the flames wouldn't show up my hiding place.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  For an awful moment she feared he was going to ask about her livestock and she braced herself for a good lie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
15  "It's made out of Mother's curtains," she answered, too desperate to lie about this shame.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence: (196 in 14 pages)
16  If you lie upon roses when young, you'll lie upon thorns when old.
17  One lie needs seven lies to wait upon it.
18  We must not lie, and cry, God help us.
19  We shall lie all alike in our graves.
20  Though a lie be well drest, it is ever overcome.
21  Where the deer is slain, some of her blood will lie.
22  Gain got by a lie will burn one's fingers.
23  He that will swear, will lie.
24  An old worker spread his padded coat on the floor and insisted that I lie down for a while.
25  Do not deceive me, you knew even if your lie I all can believe.
26  If the truth is a kind of injury, please choose to lie.
27  A lie begets a lie till they come to generation.
28  A lie begets a lie till they come to generations.
29  I knew that I could not continue to live a lie.
30  Better to tell the truth and comfort their cry, than to create pain when you tell them a lie.