Talk:lay

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To lay and to lie[edit]

To lay and to lie — a comparison of troublemakers
Term Definition Present participle Simple past Past participle Transitivity
lay
  • To put, to place.
laying laid laid Transitive
lie
  • To be placed horizontally.
  • To be placed or situated.
lying lay lain Intransitive
lie
  • To distort the truth.
lying lied lied Intransitive

--Dan Polansky 16:28, 10 March 2009 (UTC)