LAY or LIE?

21 Oct

When English students use the wrong word, it is often the fault of native English speakers who don’t use words correctly. For example, many English speakers no longer understand the difference between “to lay” and “to lie” (or “laying” and “lying”).

This picture – hopefully – explains it.

laying vs lying

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