The past participle of that verb is lied
. (Please remember that its past simple form is also lied
.) Each of the last three sentences contains the form of the verb whose sense has to do with putting oneself at rest on a surface.
After Greg Gianforte went from zero to violent assault in 10 seconds, the Montana Republican initially lied
about provocation by a pesky reporter who had dared ask him a question.
"Stephen Glass: I Lied
for Esteem," CBS's 60 Minutes, May 7, 2003, http://www.cbsnews.com/news/stephen-glass-i-lied-for-esteem-07-05-2003/.
Harry Truman lied
when he said the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima because it was "a military target."
Some candidates have even called her post-interview, admitting they lied
But most mainstream news organizations--even when confronted with overwhelming evidence of a sitting president's dishonesty--have become incapable of writing the simple words, "the president lied
Clinton may have lied
to preserve his power while telling himself that he was lying to protect "the people" who benefited from his presidency.
Nixon may not have lied
by omitting information or opinions about world leaders, but he has committed an injustice through deception.
As Nietzche said, "I'm not upset that you lied
to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you."
For both groups, when participants lied
less in a given week, they reported their physical health and mental health to be significantly better that week.
They either lied
or told the truth while being recorded on an EEG.
The National Scruples and Lies Survey 2004 also revealed partners are the most likely to be lied
to by women, with friends, parents, customers and clients and bosses being deceived too.