how to pronounce lies


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the above transcription of lies is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lies is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of lies in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it culminated in the lies told to the …”

meanings of lies


  1. Plural of lie.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lie.


  1. Great, wonderful.

lies frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word lies occurs in english on average 48.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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