to lie in in a quote

"The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age."

"The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape."

"I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack."

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  • Definition for "to lie in"
    • to stay childbed; to bring forth young.
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