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The verb to lie means first to speak an untruth. Its conjugations are: I lie; you lie; he, she, or it lies; and they lie. Its tenses are, from past to future: I have lied; I lied; I lie; I will lie; I will have lied. It can be used either with an object: I lied to her or without an object: I lied. Its tenses, from past to present, are I have lied, I lied, I lie or alternately I am lying, I will lie, I will have lied.

It has a second meaning of to rest flat upon another surface, or to rest within a container. Its conjugations are: I lie; you lie; he, she, or it lies; and they lie, all of which require the addition of on, upon, in, or within and an appropriate surface or container, although such surface or container can be inferred from previous statements. Its tenses, from past to future, are I have lain; I lay; I lie or alternately I am lying; I will lie; I will have lain.


The verb to lay means first to set carefully down upon a surface. Derived from this meaning is the parallel verb statement to lay the table or to set the table, either of which indicate the process of placing the necessary implements and utensils for a meal, in the proper places, on a dining surface. The conjugations of to lay are I lay; you lay; he, she, or it lays; and they lay, all of which require an object. Its tenses, from past to future, are I have laid; I laid; I lay or alternately I am laying; I will lay; I will have laid.

It has a second meaning of to have sex with, in which case an object of an appropriate person is necessary: I laid her, or I will lay him. The conjugations of to lay are I lay; you lay; he, she, or it lays; and they lay, all of which require an object. Its tenses, from past to future, are I have laid; I laid; I lay or alternately I am laying; I will lay; I will have laid.

The second meaning of to lay can also be used in the passive voice as to get laid, in which case no object is needed. Its conjugations are: I get laid; you get laid; he, she, or it gets laid, and they get laid. Its tenses, from past to future, are: I have gotten laid; I got laid; I get laid or alternately I am getting laid; I will get laid; I will have gotten laid.
wordwitch: Woman in a shift, reading on a couch (Default)
I can't stand it any more. I'll update this post as things occur to me. traps )
More to be added as I think of them.
wordwitch: Woman in a shift, reading on a couch (Default)
Okay, so I can't update the original. I can do it here. Mama Rose's Syllabus for Witches )
I will add more links to this as time allows.

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