lie behind

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If you refer to what lies behind a situation or event, you are referring to the reason the situation exists or the event happened. It seems that what lay behind the clashes was disagreement over the list of candidates
lie behind

    Silbentrennung

    Lie be·hind

    Türkische aussprache

    lay bîhaynd

    Aussprache

    /ˈlī bəˈhīnd/ /ˈlaɪ bɪˈhaɪnd/

    Etymologie

    [ 'lI ] (intransitive verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English licgan; akin to Old High German ligen to lie, Latin lectus bed, Greek lechos.

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