There are 2 main translations of lie down verb + adverb in Spanish:

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lie down

verb + adverb
  • 1.1 (adopt lying position)
    echarse
    acostarse
    tenderse
    tumbarse
    I'm going to lie down for a while
    voy a echarme or recostarme un rato
    1.2 (be lying)
    estar echado or acostado or tendido or tumbado
    to take something lying downI won't take this treatment lying down
    no voy a permitir que me traten así sin protestar or pelear
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lie-down
Pronunciation: / ˌlaɪˈdaʊn /

noun

  • (British English) [colloquial] (no plural) to have a lie-down
    echarse or recostarse un rato (a descansar)
    Example sentences
    • I'm so breathless I feel like a lie-down - and all I have done is rearrange the fish on my plate (I'm a vegetarian) and consume a few tiny, tortured vegetables, while occasionally managing to throw in the odd question when he comes up for air.
    • I went back to the guesthouse and gave myself the luxury of a lie-down for about an hour, whilst watching some rubbish on television.
    • You go out, pound 26 miles like a zombie and you come back and you have something to drink and have a lie-down.

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