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    Default lie down

    Could you give me an example sentence, using "lie down"
    (meaning: evade, fail to do) as an inseparable transitive verb?

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    What about?

    lie down
    to yield to

    Ex: Never take any attack lying down.

    lie down on the job
    to not work as hard at something as you should.

    Ex: The new Police Chief fired two officers he accused of lying down on the job.

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