lying - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate lying

lying is hyphenated as ly-ing

How to pronounce lying

lying is pronounced ´läɪɪŋ

Number of syllables in lying

The number of syllables in lying is 2

What part of speech in lying?

lying is a verb participle

How common in the word lying?

lying is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does lying convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'lying'

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Common collocations before 'lying'

body, down, just, knew, know, left, like, look, man, now, saw, see, still, think, thought

Common collocations of 'lying'

body, book, dead, did, down, even, eye, find, just, knew, know, left, like, long, look, low, man, men, now, old, over, people, saw, see, something, still, think, thought, two, woman

Words with similar spelling to lying

dying, flying, hying, ling, tying, vying

List of anagrams of lying


Common Verb Collocations of lying

accuse, be, cheat, describe, discover, do, find, have, keep, kill, know, leave, may, say, see, sit, sleep, steal, stretch, suppose, swaddle, swear, take, tell, think, walk, will, wound, 're, 's

Common Adjective Collocations of lying

close, dark, dead, east, few, flat, full, idle, ill, in, leave, little, long, low, motionless, much, naked, next, north, old, open, other, parallel, prone, right, same, sick, side, south, young

Common Conjunction Collocations of lying

and, but, either, Newfoundland, nor, or