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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #26767: Lie/lay
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       LIE       LAY


     Lie, lay, lain  (intransitive) : être allongé, être couché


     the cat is lying by the fire                             it's nice to lie on the beach   the books lie on the table


     Lay, laid, laid (transitive) : mettre, poser


      he lays bricks, he is a bricklayer               he lays sheets of paper on the desk               he lays the box on the ground

     to lay the table: mettre la table               to lay eggs: pondre

    'to lay' est suivi d'un objet, pas 'to lie'.

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    1. When the doorbell rang Sonia her book to open the door.

    2. Yesterday Caroline on a chair by the pool all afternoon.

    3. David's in bed all day reading the newspaper.

    4. When I entered the room Ketty was the baby down gently in his bed, she didn't want to wake him up.

    5. Where have you the English dictionary, I can't find it ?

    6. The lion was quietly waiting for its prey.

    7. The cuckoo its eggs in other birds' nests.

    8. Peter, please, the glasses on the table.

    9. Tom, there, the doctor will examine you.

    10. The dog will by the door until I come home.

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