lie\ back

lie\ back
1. XIV
lie back doing smth. lie back thinking (dreaming, musing, etc.) откинуться (на что-л.) и думать и т. д.
2. XVI
lie back in smth. lie back in an armchair откинуться на спинку кресла

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • lie back — intransitive verb 1. : to lean backward against a support lay back in his chair and dozed off 2. : to cease from strenuous effort or activity after a busy life he was content to lie back and take life easy * * * lie back 1. To lean back on a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lie back — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms lie back : present tense I/you/we/they lie back he/she/it lies back present participle lying back past tense lay back past participle lain back to move from a sitting position into a position in which you… …   English dictionary

  • lie back — PHRASAL VERB If you lie back, you relax and lower yourself from a sitting position so that you are resting on your back. [V P] He lay back and closed his eyes …   English dictionary

  • lie-back — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: lie back : lay back …   Useful english dictionary

  • lie back — lean back against a support; rest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˌlie ˈback — phrasal verb to move from a sitting position into a position in which you are lying on a surface …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Lie back and think of England — For the article on the album by Oysterband, see Lie Back and Think of England (album). Lie back and think of England is an English saying with roughly the same meaning as grit one s teeth , i.e. put up with what is happening, though this… …   Wikipedia

  • Lie Back and Think of England — Infobox Album | Name = Lie Back and Think of England Type = Album Artist = Oysterband Released = 1983 Recorded = 1983 Genre = folk music Length = 42:57 Label = Pukka Records Producer = Oyster Band Reviews = Last album = (1982) This album = Lie… …   Wikipedia

  • lie back and think of England — verb a) In imperative form, advice supposedly formerly given to women before sexual intercourse with their husbands. (often associated with the Victorians, though not attested until later). think of England refers to the importance of children.… …   Wiktionary

  • lie — lie1 [ laı ] (present participle lying [ laııŋ ] ; past tense lay [ leı ] ; past participle lain [ leın ] ) verb intransitive *** ▸ 1 be/put yourself flat ▸ 2 be in place/on surface ▸ 3 in a competition ▸ 4 consist of ▸ 5 be in particular state ▸ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lie — I UK [laɪ] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms lie : present tense I/you/we/they lie he/she/it lies present participle lying UK [ˈlaɪɪŋ] / US past tense lay UK [leɪ] / US past participle lain UK [leɪn] / US *** 1) a) to be in a position in which… …   English dictionary


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