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Meaning of "lie to" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIE TO

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIE TO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lie to is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb lie to in English.

WHAT DOES LIE TO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lie to in the English dictionary

The definition of lie to in the dictionary is to be hove to with little or no swinging.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO LIE TO

PRESENT

Present
I lie to
you lie to
he/she/it lies to
we lie to
you lie to
they lie to
Present continuous
I am lying to
you are lying to
he/she/it is lying to
we are lying to
you are lying to
they are lying to
Present perfect
I have lain to
you have lain to
he/she/it has lain to
we have lain to
you have lain to
they have lain to
Present perfect continuous
I have been lying to
you have been lying to
he/she/it has been lying to
we have been lying to
you have been lying to
they have been lying to
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I lay to
you lay to
he/she/it lay to
we lay to
you lay to
they lay to
Past continuous
I was lying to
you were lying to
he/she/it was lying to
we were lying to
you were lying to
they were lying to
Past perfect
I had lain to
you had lain to
he/she/it had lain to
we had lain to
you had lain to
they had lain to
Past perfect continuous
I had been lying to
you had been lying to
he/she/it had been lying to
we had been lying to
you had been lying to
they had been lying to
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will lie to
you will lie to
he/she/it will lie to
we will lie to
you will lie to
they will lie to
Future continuous
I will be lying to
you will be lying to
he/she/it will be lying to
we will be lying to
you will be lying to
they will be lying to
Future perfect
I will have lain to
you will have lain to
he/she/it will have lain to
we will have lain to
you will have lain to
they will have lain to
Future perfect continuous
I will have been lying to
you will have been lying to
he/she/it will have been lying to
we will have been lying to
you will have been lying to
they will have been lying to
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would lie to
you would lie to
he/she/it would lie to
we would lie to
you would lie to
they would lie to
Conditional continuous
I would be lying to
you would be lying to
he/she/it would be lying to
we would be lying to
you would be lying to
they would be lying to
Conditional perfect
I would have lie to
you would have lie to
he/she/it would have lie to
we would have lie to
you would have lie to
they would have lie to
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been lying to
you would have been lying to
he/she/it would have been lying to
we would have been lying to
you would have been lying to
they would have been lying to
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you lie to
we let´s lie to
you lie to
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to lie to
Past participle
lain to
Present Participle
lying to
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIE TO

lie
lie detector
lie down
lie in
lie in state
lie in wait
lie low
lie of the land
lie up
lie-abed
lie-down
lie-in
Liebfrauenmilch
Liebfraumilch
Liebig
Liebig condenser
Liebknecht
Liechtenstein
Liechtensteiner
lied

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIE TO

accessible to
bring home to
come home to
come to
do justice to
do violence to
due to
give pause to
give rise to
give the lie to
heave to
lay siege to
not hold a candle to
opposite to
rise to
set fire to
take to
tumble to
turn a blind eye to
with an eye to

Synonyms and antonyms of lie to in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lie to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIE TO

Find out the translation of lie to to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lie to from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lie to» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mentira
570 millions of speakers

English

lie to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

झूठ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كذب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

врать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mentira
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মিথ্যা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mensonge
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

tipu kepada
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lüge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

にうそをつく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거짓말
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngapusi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nói dối
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खोटे बोलणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yalan söylemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mentire a
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kłamać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

брехати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minciună a
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ψέματα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lieg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ljuga för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lyve til
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lie to

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIE TO»

The term «lie to» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.714 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIE TO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lie to» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lie to» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lie to

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «LIE TO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lie to.
1
Imtiaz Ali
I was complexed and awkward that I was good for nothing and was always lying. I would lie to my school friends that I was a stud in my colony and to my colony friends that I was a stud in the school cricket and football teams, though I was in no team.
2
Daniel Baldwin
The addict will screw you over and lie to you and do all kinds of things.
3
Bob Beauprez
Barack Obama isn't the first politician to break a promise, torture the truth or outright lie to the American people. But, he certainly is among the most accomplished at it.
4
Gordon Bethune
You don't lie to your own doctor. You don't lie to your own attorney, and you don't lie to your employees.
5
Demian Bichir
There's good and bad everywhere in any aspect in life. The only people who we can't really trust are politicians. Because those guys lie to everybody and constantly.
6
Wes Borland
I could have probably gone on and still played the part of the guitar player of Limp Bizkit, but musically I was kind of bored. If I was to continue, it would have been about the money and not about the true music, and I don't want to lie to myself, or to them or to fans of Limp Bizkit.
7
James Bovard
People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests.
8
Christie Brinkley
If a person lies to you about what's in their bank account, they'll lie to you about other things as well.
9
Joyce Brothers
The topic of trust is an important factor in all matters of the heart - and here's why. Men lie to women. Women lie to men. And most people agree that some lying is even necessary - to avoid petty squabbles and to grease the wheels of a relationship.
10
Samuel Butler
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIE TO»

Discover the use of lie to in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lie to and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
You Can't Lie to Me: The Revolutionary Program to ...
Lie detection expert Janine Driver delivers a step-by-step, foolproof program to: • outsmart disloyal coworkers—and beat them to theplum promotions • protect your children from predators and guard agingloved ones—and their nest ...
Janine Driver, 2012
2
No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William ...
In No One Left to Lie To, a New York Times bestseller, Christopher Hitchens casts an unflinching eye on Bill Clinton and his presidency and offers a searing indictment of a president who sought to hold power at any cost.
Christopher Hitchens, 2012
3
The (honest) Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone ...
Truthfulness, lying, slander, flattery.
Dan Ariely, 2013
4
Would I Ever Lie to You?
A young boy is never sure if his older cousin is teasing or telling the truth.
Caralyn Buehner, 2007
5
Lie to Me
Mary and Jonathan Gaetan were the essence of elegance.
David Martin, 2012
6
Never Lie to a Lady
In her dazzling new historical trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Liz Carlyle plunges readers into the steamy underworld of nineteenth-century London.
Liz Carlyle, 2007
7
Lie to Me
After helping to break up a Russian human trafficking ring as part of the CIA’s elite Black Opal team, Alexei Nikanova’s newest assignment is to rescue one of the stolen women and return her to her father.
Tori St. Claire, 2012
8
Lie to Me
The engagement is phony, but the diamonds are real.
Starr Ambrose, 2009
9
Lie to Me
Each volume in this collection of some of the most popular graphic novels from Korea compiles now-classic manhwa novellas from an author.
Youngran Lee, 2006
10
Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, ...
In this revised edition, Paul Ekman, a renowned expert in emotions research and nonverbal communication, adds a new chapter to present his latest research on his groundbreaking inquiry into lying and the methods for uncovering lies.
Paul Ekman, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIE TO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lie to is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lester: Web designer used to forge emails for Sarawak Report …
... this because I know all these things will affect the country very much and it's not right for any human being to cheat and lie to gain something. «The Star Online, Jul 15»
2
LYING FOR THE BOSS: Zahid caught in another 'Justo' lie to cover …
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report and allegation of July 3, 2015 that Malaysian government investigators have found US$700 million ... «Malaysia Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
'It is a lie to say BTN promotes Malay supremacy'
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak says the allegation that the National Civics Bureau (BTN) advocates racism is 'very much a lie'. «The Rakyat Post, Jul 15»
4
Lie To Me!
Karen Lavrack is the pastor of New Life Nazarene church in Holland, Mich. Together with her husband, Ron, she has relocated from the east ... «Holland Sentinel, Jul 15»
5
Rude teens lie to perfectly nice University of Texas researchers …
According to a new study out of the University of Texas, current teens aren't using marijuana nearly as much as they did a decade ago. The UT ... «Fusion, Jul 15»
6
How crisis pregnancy centers are using taxpayer dollars to lie to
How crisis pregnancy centers are using taxpayer dollars to lie to women EnlargeFILE - In a Tuesday July 2, 2013 file photo, pro-abortion rights ... «Salon, Jul 15»
7
Clarksville motorcycle shop urged customers lie to military credit union
An undercover Channel 4 I-Team investigation has exposed how managers at a Clarksville business encouraged some customers to lie in ... «WMC Action News 5, Jul 15»
8
Home affairs told a big LIE to parliament
ALTHOUGH the Department of Home Affairs claimed new visa regulations were needed to protect tens of thousands of children who were ... «Rand Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Survey finds 40% of us lie to children about length of car journeys
Two in five Irish parents lie to their children about how long car journeys will take. While the new research by Enterprise Rent-A-Car's also ... «Kildare Nationalist, Jul 15»
10
March 1958 In Tabloids: Will Errol FIynn Take a Lie Detector Test?
Errol, my boy, it's not very nice when you lie to the cops and the press...Errol, lad, please don't lie any more so that poor, ugly writers like me are ... «Jezebel, Jul 15»

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