Lie (Tell Untruths) vs. Lie (Recline) vs. Lay (put)

Lie (Tell Untruths) vs. Lie (Recline) vs. Lay (put) – Common grammar mistakes in English with examples and conjugations Watch this video on YouTube Lie (tell untruths) Conjugation: lie – lied – lied – lying Wrong: Many years ago, his wife laid to him. Right: Many years ago, his wife lied to him. Wrong: He

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2 comments on “Lie (Tell Untruths) vs. Lie (Recline) vs. Lay (put)”

  1. Lie (Tell Untruths)

    conjugation: lie-lied-lied
    1. Wrong: Many years ago, His wife laid to him.
    Right: Many years ago, His wife lied to him.
    2. Wrong: He has laid in court for getting justice.
    Right : He has lied in court for getting justice.

    Lie (Recline) 

    conjugation: lie-lay-lain
    1. Wrong: He lied on his sofa in this morning.
    Right : He lay on his sofa in this morning.
    2. Wrong: The beggar laid at footpath and asked for alms.
    Right: The beggar lay at footpath and asked for alms.

    Lay (put/to place)

    conjugation: lay-laid-laid
    1. wrong: Please lie the pen on my desk.
    Right: Please lay the pen on my desk.
    2. Wrong: My neighbour has lain his home made garbage in front of his door.
    Right: My neighbour has laid his home made garbage in front of his door.
    3. Wrong: Lain the tools aside in my room. We will use these tools tomorrow.
    Right : Lay the tools aside in my room. We will use these tools tomorrow.

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