Questions tagged with lay

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Past Tense of Lie being Lay
Hello. I have come baring a question regarding 'lie' and 'lay'. I completely understand the difference and when to use ...
LIE lay pasttense 0 votes, asked Jul 01 by Zane Kata
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"I lied" or "I lay" ?
lie - lay - lain lay -laid- laid In the irregular verbs list, past tense of lie is lay. But ...
lied lay past tense 0 votes, asked Apr 17 by silver
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Trouble with 'lay'.
Ugh, irregular verbs. Can someone please tell me if this is the correct usage of 'lay'? "On the southerner’s lap ...
lay LIE irregular Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 07 '15 by Bakir Bećović
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Laid or lain?
"The book of Daniel is arguably the foundation upon which the reliability of the Scriptures is laid." Laid or lain?
laid lain lay LIE +1 vote, asked Sep 13 '15 by Anthony Michael Videla Nelson
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Use of lie/lay in LA Times story
I saw this sentence in the Los Angeles times today: "Watts resident Mary Brooks had hip surgery there in 2003, ...
LIE lay lying +1 vote, asked Jul 07 '15 by Larry Andrick
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Chickens lay eggs... But what if they are lying?
Chickens lay eggs. That’s for sure. But if I am reclining, is it lying or laying? Lying seems wrong, because ...
LIE lay lying laying 0 votes, asked Aug 28 '13 by TERRY H.
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Usage of lie
Given the following sentence: "Hopefully, the annotated screenshot illustrates where my confusion lay." Remark/Note: I'm thinking that this usage is ...
lay 0 votes, asked Apr 02 '13 by Bruce Pitcock
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