Sentence 18

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!

If Della hadn't __________ the leaky take-out container of moo goo gai pan on the top shelf of the refrigerator, she would not have had to mop up the ooze that dripped over four shelves of food.

Screen 1 = lain

lain?

Screen 2 = laid

laid?

Screen 3 = lied

lied?

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