English verb lay [leɪ].
Relate to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb lay: Infinitive (lay), Past Simple - (laid), Past Participle - (laid).
Forms of verb lay in past tenses
👉 Forms of verb lay in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of lay.
Three forms of verb lay
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What is 2nd and 3rd form of lay?
🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) lay in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?
- First form (V1) - lay. (Present simple, Future Simple)
- Second form (V2) - laid. (Past simple)
- Third form (V3) - laid. (Present perfect, Past perfect)
What are the past tense and past participle of lay?
The past tense of lay is: lay in past simple is laid. and past participle is laid.
What is the past tense of lay?
The past tense of lay is laid.
The past participle of lay is laid.
Past simple — lay in past simple laid.
Future simple — lay in future simple lay. (will + V1)
Present Perfect — lay in present perfect tense laid. (have\has + V3)
Past Perfect — lay in past perfect tense laid. (had + V3)
lay regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is lay an irregular verb?? lay is irregular verb.
Examples of Verb lay in Sentences
- Lay them on the screen there (Present Simple)
- My uncle laid bricks for a living (Past Simple)
- This has laid a good foundation for the development of the region (Present Perfect)
- Lay your bag there and come with me (Present Simple)
- Lay a pie on the plate and let it cool off (Present Simple)
- My chickens don't lay eggs because my neighbor jinxed them (Present Simple)
- Rebels had laid down guns and was waiting for new proposals (Past Perfect)
- You better lay our baby on the bed and calm down (Present Simple)
- Workers will lay the carpet next Saturday (Future Simple)
- I will be laying lawn this weekend, so you can come and help me (Future Continuous)