Here is the sentence:
Theodora will nuzzle a snake, kiss a frog, and let a tarantula crawl up her arm. But if you were __________ a bowl of lima beans on the dining room table, she would run screaming from the house.
Theodora is worried that you might put a bowl of lima beans on the table. Thus, you need a form of lay. The sentence requires an infinitive. You chose the correct form from the table below. Good job!
|Infinitive||Definition||Simple Present||Simple Past||Past Participle||Present Participle|
|to lay||to put something down||lay(s)||laid||laid||laying|
|to lie||to rest or recline||lie(s)||lay||lain||lying|