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Phrasal Verbs: Lie

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
The guy really annoyed everyone as he would just lie over the house doing nothing.
B
Most days he would usually just lie around the house.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘lie around’, which means to act in a lazy or unproductive way.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
I will just lie down for a few minutes before we leave for the meeting.
B
He decided to lie by for a while before going out.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘lie down’, which means to rest.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
The decision of the contract lies with the courts.
B
The decision of the contract lies by the courts.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘lie with’, which means to have the right to make a decision.
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