French translation of 'lie down'
⇒ He lay down on the grass.
Il s'allongea dans l'herbe.
⇒ Why don't you go upstairs and lie down for a bit?
Pourquoi ne montes-tu pas t'allonger un petit peu?to be lying down
⇒ He was lying down on the grass.
Il était allongé dans l'herbe.
to take sth lying down
se coucher devant qchto lie down to sth/sb (= give in to, fail to fight back)
baisser les bras face à qch/qn
Example Sentences Including 'lie down'
I drove past the Shangri La Hotel and thought about going in there for a Club beer or six and a long lie down.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
The couch was just big enough for us to lie down together, me half on top of Art.SEX (2001)
Dogs don't normally haunt: when they're dead they lie down : their graves are quiet.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
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Translation of lie down from the Collins English to French Dictionary