Troublesome verbs

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Troublesome verbs
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2011-12-07 20:00:11
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troublesome verbs
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lay and lie sit and set
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  1. 1. The dog has been ____________ on the back porch all afternoon.

    lying lieing laying
    lying


  2. 2. The urn with Grandpa's ashes ________ on the mantle in the living room.

    sets sits
    sits


  3. 3. The old tugboat has ________ on its side since last winter's storm.

    lain laid lien
    lain
  4. 4. He yelled at his dog, "_______ down!"


    Lay Lie
    Lie
  5. 5. Yolanda and Chris have been _________ carpet all day.


    laying lying
    laying


  6. 6. The computer has been __________ on that workbench ever since the customer brought it in last August.

    setting sitting
    sitting
  7. 7. The sun rose today at 6 a.m. I think it _______ around 7 p.m.


    sets sits
    sets
  8. 8. My brother _______ around in bed all day.


    lays lies
    lies


  9. 9. Professor Espinoza ________ her papers carefully on the podium before beginning her talk.

    lay lied laid
    laid
  10. 10. The team members were so exhausted after the game they just ______ on the benches.

    lied laid lay
    lay
  11. 11. In the old children's prayer, we say, "Now I ______ me down to sleep."


    lay lie
    lay


  12. 12. The police ordered the thieves to _______ down in the street.


    lay lie
    lie
  13. 13. The thieves _________ down on the pavement.

    lied laid lay
    lay

  14. 14. The thieves have _______ there for several moments already.

    laid lain lied
    lain
  15. The girl_____ the room in a hurry.

    left, leave
    left

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