lie around:  With all these things lying around in the garage, we just can’t find anything. (To fill a place with an untidy collection of things)
lie around:  Let’s take a week off and lie around on some secluded beach. (To pass time lying down while not doing anything)
 
lie about:  I shouldn’t have left my keys lying about; now I can’t find them.  (To leave things not in their proper places)
lie behind:  No one knew what lay behind their sudden change of decision. (To be the real cause although it is not immediately obvious)  
lie back:  He lay back in the barber’s chair for a shave. (To change from sitting to lying position) 
lie down:  He was told to lie down for the doctor to examine him. (To take a sleeping or resting position)

lie in:  I wish I could lie in and did not have to get up so early. (To remain in bed later than usual)  

lie in:  The real cause of the problem lies in the poor construction of the bridge. (To reside or be found)

lie with:  The fault lay not with herbut with her manager. (To regard something as being caused by someone else) 

lie with:  The choice as to which schools the children should attend lies with their parents. (To be decided by)

listen for:  John must listen for her cough before he can respond. (To attentively listen for something)

listen in:  When the fighting broke out, I listened in to the daily news. (To watch or listen to a television or radio broadcast) 

listen in on: She’s always listening in on her sister’s conversations on the phone. (To secretly listen to a conversation)
listen in to:  They listened in to the news as soon as the fighting broke out.  (To listen to a broadcast)

listen out for:  Each time there’s an announcement, we listened out for the flight number.  (To listen to something that is anticipated)

live in:  He called the police as his butler who lived in suddenly disappeared. (To reside in the place where one is employed)

live off: He regarded living off the welfare as beneath his dignity. (To depend as a source of support)

live off/live off the land: Most of the residents in the remote area live off their land. (To depend as a source of food)

live on:  The pain of losing her husband still lives on. (To continue to exist)

live on:  The memory of that five-day ordeal at the hands of the hijackers lives on in my mind. (To continue to exist)

live out:  He escaped from prison and lived out his life as a free man. (To live the rest of one’s life in a way that one chooses)

live out:  The three household servants we employed agreed to live out. (To not live in the place where one is employed)
live out:  His release from prison makes it possible for him to live out a life that he has imagined.  (To spend one’s life in a particular way)

live through: She had lived through the terrifying experience as a hostage held for two months. (To experience something dangerous or difficult)

live up to: She is certainly living up to her reputation as an incorrigible flirt . (To fulfil what is desired, promised or expected)                                                                                                                            
live with: He was often seized by a sudden attack of cramp, which he had learned to live with. (To tolerate or endure)

lock away:  They lost their valuables which were not locked away in a burglary. (To lock something in a safe place) 

lock in: She locked her children in and went to a nearby grocery store. (To keep someone in a building or room by locking the door)
lock onto: Our naval ship locked onto a vessel that had intruded into our waters. (By tracking an enemy target after locating it by radar)
lock out:  This is the second time I’ve locked myself out. (To not allow someone entry to a place by locking the door)

lock up:  As usual, we have to lock up before we leave the office. (To lock all doors and windows) 

lock up:  The police recaptured the escaped prisoner and locked him up in the maximum-security prison. (To imprison someone)

look after:  Who is going to look after our dogs, cats and gold fish when we go on vacation? (To take care of)

look after:  He left his job to look after his sick wife. (To take care of)

look ahead:  We can look ahead to owning a new car if we start saving now. (To be aware of and prepare for a future event)

look around/round:  We have been looking around for a toilet. (To search)

look around/round:  Let’s look round the antique shops for old coins. (To survey goods in a casual way)

look at:  The officer looked at my passport, then my smiling face and waved me through. (To direct one’s gaze on someone or something)

look back:  Each time I look back at that fateful day, I realize I could have done more to save her.  (To recall)   

look back/never look back:  After his new business received its first big order, he never looked back. (To continue to be successful)
look back on:  When I look back on those moments, I realize how unlucky I was. (To remember a past event)

look down on:  She looked down on anyone who was a school dropout. (To regard someone as of lesser importance)

look for:  Police are looking for a man with a heavily tattooed face. (To search for someone or something)
look forward to:  I look forward to seeing my next movie. (To anticipate eagerly)
look in on:  Every other day we look in on grandpa to see if he needs anything. (To make a short visit)
look into:  There was a proposal that management looked into the high turnover of staff. (To inquire into or investigate)

look on:  Only one person helped him, the others just looked on. (To watch without getting involved)

look on:  A large crowd looked on as the two cocks fought bravely. (To watch without getting involved)
look on/upon:  We are beginning to look upon him as a close friend. (To regard in a certain way)

look out:  We looked out the attic but couldn’t find the old coffee pot. (To search for)

look out for:  Look out for pickpocket while you are there. (To keep careful watch for possible danger or difficulties)
look out for:  They promised to look out for each other on the expedition. (To take care)

look over:  I looked the shorts over and decided to buy two pairs. (To inspect hastily)

look through:  Police looked through his house and found blood stains.  (To look for something among other things)

look through:  We looked through all the drawers, but still couldn’t find the document. (To search untidily for something)

look to:  They are cheering and looking to the last runner to win the relay. (To depend on someone to provide something that is expected, promised or hope for)

look up:  He expects his business to look up in the new year. (To improve)

look up:  I enjoy enormously looking words up in the dictionary. (To search for and find a piece of information)
look up:  I never fail to look her up whenever I am in the vicinity. (To visit)
look up to:  He is the kind of man most people look up to. (To have considerable respect or admiration for someone)