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    Default put, lay, set

    Hi,
    What's the difference between this three words? When I should use each? Is ther a difference between "put on book" and "lay on book"?

    And my other question is when we use "on" and "over" with this words? What's a rule?

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    Welcome to the forum, If you say.
    What's the difference between this these three words? When I should use each? Is there a difference between "put on book" and "lay on book"?
    "put on book" and "lay on book" are not possible in English. You can put something on a book, or put a book on something.

    I suggest you look up the three words in one or two dictionaries here: OneLook: General dictionary sites, Study the example sentences given as well as the definitions. If you still have problems, come back here with specific questions.
    And my other question is when we use "on" and "over" with this words? What's a rule?
    Please start a new thread for a separate question.

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