These men lied, among other reasons, because they knew what the government agents wanted them to say.
Researchers agree that the most common reason for lying, especially among young children, is a fear of punishment.
As you say, we lie among the people of the wilds.
For the first time he noticed the girl, lying among the boxes.
I wanted to lie among the vines and listen to their song.
His research lies in legal theory and public law among others.
Lying among the dead we had never felt more alive.
She suggested they go outside and lie among the dead.
Lying among them they could see the jungle below without being seen.
The little girl lied about her age, among other things, but it was clearly my fault.