Lie Around

How to Conjugate Lie Around

  • Infinitive: Lie Around
  • Present Tense: Lie Around/ Lies Around
  • -ing Form: Lying Around
  • Past Tense: Lay Around
  • Past Participle: Lain Around
Lie Around is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Lie Around:

1. To be lazy or to not do anything.

Examples: People tend to lie around the house on the weekends, especially when it’s rainy or cold outside.
Instead of lying around, can you help me with the laundry?

2. When an object is misplaced.

Examples: I can’t find my wallet, but I know it’s lying around here somewhere.
Don’t leave important things lying around, somebody might steal it.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.