lie low


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.lie low - keep a low profile, try to be inconspicuous
hide out, hide - be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana"
2.lie low - to try to avoid detection especially by police; "After we knock off that liquor store we'll have to lay low for a while"
hide out, hide - be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana"
Translations
يَسْتَلْقي ويَبْقى هادئا
zůstat ve skrytu
holde lav profil
vera í felum; hafa hægt um sig
zostať schovaný
gizlenmek

lie2

(lai) present participle ˈlying: past tense lay (lei) : past participle lain (lein) verb
1. to be in or take a more or less flat position. She went into the bedroom and lay on the bed; The book was lying in the hall.
2. to be situated; to be in a particular place etc. The farm lay three miles from the sea; His interest lies in farming.
3. to remain in a certain state. The shop is lying empty now.
4. (with in) (of feelings, impressions etc) to be caused by or contained in. His charm lies in his honesty.
lie back
to lean back on a support. He lay back against the pillows and went to sleep.
lie down
to take a flat or horizontal position. The man lay down; My hair won't lie down.
lie in
to stay in bed late in the morning. I like to lie in until nine on a Saturday.
lie in wait (for)
to be waiting to catch or attack. They lay in wait at the corner of the street and attacked him on his way home.
lie low
to stay quiet or hidden. The criminal lay low until the police stopped looking for him.
lie with
(of a choice, duty etc) to be the responsibility of. The decision lies with you.
take lying down
to accept or suffer (something) without arguing, complaining or trying to avoid it.

see also lay1.
References in classic literature ?
No, it is not a clump of trees, but a dark shrouded pool, so full with the wintry rains that the under boughs of the elder-bushes lie low beneath the water.
You must come and stay with me, and we'll lie low side by side.
Rocks, dark and of a monstrous size, hung high above his head, and like enough it seemed unto the knight that they should fall and he lie low beneath them.
So our game surely is to lie low for a time and spy out the land.
The Hirschwald is an enchanted place on such an evening, when the mists lie low on the turf, and overhead the delicate, bare branches of the silver birches stand out clear against the soft sky, while the little moon looks down kindly on the damp November world.
It's simply to get in while these fellows are out on the loose, and to lie low till they come back, and longer.
If I could lie low for a while and then get away where I could be joined by my 'widow' we should have a chance at last of living in peace for the rest of our lives.