Friday, 27 February 2015

Easily confused words- lie / lie / lay

1. lie - (v.) - to say or write something that is not true in order to deceive someone

2. lie – (v.) -   to be on a horizontal position
3. lay -  - (v.) – put down - to put something in especially a flat or horizontal position, usually carefully or for a particular purpose


1. He laid the tray down on the table.

2. He lies awake at night, worrying. 

3. The river lies 30 km to the south.

4. Peter lied that he had a car accident yesterday.

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