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What is the correct usage for "layed" vs. "laid"?

Also, for "lie" vs. "lay"?
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Hi

Here are the verbs, their meanings, and their forms of past and past perfect:

Lie -- to put yourself in a flat or horizontal position

lie- present

lay - past

lain past perfect

Lie- to say or write something that you know is not true

lie- present

lied past

lied- past perfect

Lay- to pit somethinh in a particular position

lay- present

laid past

laid- past perfect

Now please see which fits your sentence.
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AnonymousWhat is the correct usage for "layed" vs. "laid"?
There is no layed. layed is an incorrect spelling for laid.

See lay or lie

CJ
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Layed is an acceptable for of the past tense of the verb lay.
Layed is the archaic version....while laid is the modern version of the tense. Both are acceptable.
AnonymousLayed is an acceptable for of the past tense of the verb lay.Layed is the archaic version....while laid is the modern version of the tense. Both are acceptable.
Sorry, we don't say that archaic versions of English are acceptable here. Most of the students need to pass tests in modern English, so we tend to discourage archaic forms because it leads to too much confusion for the students. (We don't advise the use of "thou" and "thee" here, either, for example, or "mine English lesson" for "my English lesson.) Emotion: smile

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AnonymousWhat is the correct usage for "layed" vs. "laid"?Also, for "lie" vs. "lay"?
We laid our dog to rest. Is this correct for usage for laid? Layed to rest or laid to rest
AnonymousLayed to rest or laid to rest
If you read this thread from the top, you'll see that there is no word "layed". It's "laid".

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