Sentence 20

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!

The message light on the phone was blinking. Eight appointments and an afternoon meeting filled the calendar. A stack of top-priority work _________ in the middle of the desk. Valerie knew that lunch would be a bottled water and a handful of antacid tablets.

Screen 1 = laid

laid?

Screen 2 = lied

lied?

Screen 3 = lay

lay?

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