"Lay and Lie" Exercise at Auto-English

"Lay and Lie" Exercise at Auto-English

Fill the gaps with laid, lain and lied

1 Have you _____________ the table yet, Peter?
2 Gosh! How my feet ache. I haven't _____________ down all day.
3 Have you ever _____________ to your mother?
4 Minnie Cat has _____________ still in her basket all morning.
5 He has _____________ to parliament. He must resign.
6 He fell into the trap that the intelligence services had _____________ for him.
7 Joel had never before _____________ eyes on such a beautiful woman.
8 The ring has _____________ at the bottom of the river for centuries.
9 If you hadn't _____________ to me about it, I wouldn't have got so angry.
10 He's been _____________ off from his job.
11 Our chickens haven't _____________ any eggs in a week.
12 The builders' tools have _____________ around the garden all month.
13 If only you had _____________ to them, you would have saved yourself a whole lot of trouble.
14 She really _____________ into him about his getting drunk every Saturday night.

 

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