Online Writing Support
              OWS HOME               PARTS OF SPEECH               SENTENCE STRUCTURE               PUNCTUATION             USAGE             SELF-TEACHING UNITS             EXERCISES

Lie / Lay - Exercise 1

Direction: Choose the correct word in each sentence below. When you have finished, click on the "Check My Work" button to view the answers.

1. Mary (   ) her fork on her plate and left the dining room.

2. Please do not (   ) on that sofa.

3. It seems that fewer people are (   ) in the sun these days.

4. A small piece of the bomb (   ) right next to my foot.

5. When he completes his work, Martin will (   ) his tools on the counter.

6. Do you plan to (   ) down for a nap today?

7. They have (   ) their weapons on the ground and raised their hands in surrender.

8. All players with losing hands should (   ) all of the cards on the table.

9. The stupid thief has (   ) the clues all over the crime scene.

10. Until recently, I (   ) in the sun almost every day during the summer.


For further information on these resources, contact
Margaret L. Benner

copyright  ©2011 Towson University, Writing Support Program. All rights reserved.