Sentence 9

Directions: Read the sentence below. Then choose the correct form of lay or lie to fill the blank.

Your answer will win you whatever is behind the screen. Only the correct choice, however, will get you a cool prize! Wrong answers, alas, are dreadful consolation gifts.

You might want to consult the rules before you make your choice!

Rachel __________ the telephone receiver on the table and returned to the sci-fi novel she had left on the couch. The poor solicitor at the other end read five more minutes of spiel before realizing that no one was listening.

Screen 1 = lay


Screen 2 = layed


Screen 3 = laid


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