#### Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

##### by Jerzy Trzeciak

## lie

Each component which meets X lies entirely within Y.

Then C lies on no segment both of whose endpoints lie in K.

The advantage of using...... lies in the fact that......

The importance of these examples lay not only in lowering the
dimension of known counterexamples, but also in...... [Note that the
past tense of * lie* is * lay*, not “lied''.]

Back to main page