Today’s English word of the day is the idiom: LIE LOW. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘lie low’, hear the pronunciation, and read two example dialogues. With each word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.

 

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lie low: (slang) to try not to attract attention to yourself

 

American English Pronunciation: /laɪ loʊ/

 

 

😰: I think we ought to lie low for a while until this whole thing blows over.

 

😬: That’s the only thing we can do. Our faces are plastered all over town. Anyone might recognize us and turn us in.

 

 

Want more practice using the slang idiom ‘lie low’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!

 

 

 

Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.

Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:

MONDAY: noun
TUESDAY: verb
WEDNESDAY: adjective
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary

 

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