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Definition of the verb lie with
What does lie with mean as a doing phrase?
- have sexual intercourse with
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Theme, indefinite] There stood on the corner a statue [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] They stood the statue on the pedestal [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] John slouched [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] The statue stood on the corner [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] On the pedestal stood a statue
Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): balance, bend, bow, crouch, dangle, droop, flop, fly, hang, hover, huddle, hunch, jut, kneel, lean, lie, loll, loom, lounge, nestle, open, perch, plop, project, protrude, recline, repose, rest, rise, roost, sag, sit, slope, slouch, slump, sprawl, squat, stand, stoop, straddle, swing, tilt, tower.
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of lie with: bang / be intimate / bed / bonk / do it / eff / fuck / get it on / get laid / have a go at it / have intercourse / have it away / have it off / have sex / hump / jazz / know / love / make love / make out / roll in the hay / screw / sleep together / sleep with
- more generic words: copulate / couple / mate / pair = engage in sexual intercourse
- more specific words:
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for lie with
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A Dictionary of Proverbs (2008)
by Jennifer Speake
qui cum canibus concumbunt cum puliacibus surgent, they who lie with dogs will rise with fleas. 1573J. SANFORDEGarden of Pleasure 103VChi va ...
by Martin Manser
lie with (of responsibility, blame, etc.) be related to or ...
by Cambridge University Press
lie with sb If the ...
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Usage statistics about lie with
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb lie with:
Photos about lie with
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Lie with a Pillow
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Quotes about lie with
Travellers from afar can lie with impunity.