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Lay / Lie / Lie
Irregular Verb
(needs an object)
Irregular Verb
(no object)
Regular Verb
(no object)
(to put something down)
lay - laid - laid - laying
(to recline on a bed, etc.)
lie - lay - lain -lying
(to tell a lie)
lie - lied - lied - lying
Maris must lay everything on the table for dinner.
Maris laid a fork on the table.
Now she's laying a napkin there.
Don likes to lie on the sofa.
He's lying on the sofa now.
He's lain there for an hour.
Pat lies to her mom.
She is lying to her mom now.
She's lied to her mom many times.