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Are you lying or laying?

Lay, Lie, Lying, Lain, Laid, Lied?  What is happening? Lay and Lie and their past tense forms confuse most people. Think of these word forms in two ways to simplify it: Lay has an object. Lie does not. What does that mean, you may ask? Here’s a simple example: Present tense – Lay: “Please take

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