A good lie.
He lay under a tree to sleep.
Statistics can lie.
Dirty dishes lay on the table.
The dust has lain undisturbed for years. He lay sick in bed.
Motives that lie hidden.
Canada lies to the north.
The lake lies beyond this hill.
The road that lies before us.
Our land lies between these trees and the river.
The love that lies in her eyes.
An action that will not lie.
After her approach shot, she lies three on the ninth hole.
To lie his way into political office.
Learned his parents had been swindlers and felt his whole childhood had been a lie.
Appearances often lie.
An example of lie is saying the sky is green.
An example of lie is a person being flat on their back.
An example of lie is a forty year old person saying they are twenty five.
To lie waste; to lie fallow; to lie open; to lie hid; to lie grieving; to lie under one's displeasure; to lie at the mercy of the waves.
The paper does not lie smooth on the wall.
When Pinocchio lies, his nose grows.
If you are found to have lied in court, you could face a penalty.
While a principle-based approach might claim that lying is always morally wrong, the casuist would argue that, depending upon the details of the case, lying might or might not be illegal or unethical. The casuist might conclude that a person is wrong to lie in legal testimony under oath, but might argue that lying actually is the best moral choice if the lie saves a life.WP.