To lie by

Related to To lie by: lie down
To remain with; to be at hand; as, he has the manuscript lying by him.
To rest; to intermit labor; as, we lay by during the heat of the day.

See also: Lie, Lie

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ekman and his coauthor Maureen O'Sullivan of the University of San Francisco motivated the women to lie by telling them that because nurses shouldn't be bothered by gory images, their believability related to their future career success.
In this case the child learns to lie by seeing other people demonstrate the behavior.