'Lie & Lay' Quiz

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Lie & Lay

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - Have you ____ the table yet?
Q2 - He's ____ in bed all day reading the newspaper.
Q3 - Hens ____ eggs.
Q4 - He got ____ off when the factory lost the contract.
Q5 - I was angry because they ____ to me.
Q6 - Let's check the ____ of the land before we decide.
Q7 - She lost her temper and ____ into him angrily.
Q8 - They ____ a trap for the thieves.
Q9 - 'To lay' is ...
Q10 - 'To lie' (down) is ...

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - Have you ____ the table yet?
 
laid
 
lain
 
lied
Q2 - He's ____ in bed all day reading the newspaper.
 
laid
 
lain
 
lied
Q3 - Hens ____ eggs.
 
lie
 
lay
Q4 - He got ____ off when the factory lost the contract.
 
lain
 
laid
Q5 - I was angry because they ____ to me.
 
laid
 
lied
 
lay
Q6 - Let's check the ____ of the land before we decide.
 
lie
 
lay
Q7 - She lost her temper and ____ into him angrily.
 
laid
 
lied
 
lain
Q8 - They ____ a trap for the thieves.
 
lay
 
laid
 
lied
Q9 - 'To lay' is ...
 
transitive
 
intransitive
Q10 - 'To lie' (down) is ...
 
transitive
 
intransitive

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