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Irregular Verbs Part 3
Transcript of Irregular Verbs Part 3
2. I the pen on the desk.
3. The new baby in his mother's arms.
4. Today it's your turn to lay the table. I the
table yesterday. Examples hold
fled Irregular Verbs: Same Past & Past Participle bend
tell Present Past Past Participle bent
told Present Past Past Participle takes a direct object
Example: The man drives a truck.
drives what? a truck. lying vs. laying Knowing the difference between lying and laying requires the speaker to know the difference between transitive and intransitive verbs.
Verbs that describe action are either transitive or intransitive. held
told Present Past Past Participle
won Practice #1 1. The swimmers __________ (to hold) their breath and jumped in the water.
2. I had never __________ (to meet) James before yesterday.
3. The defendant __________ (to plead) guilty last week at the trial.
4. The mother __________ (to feed) the hungry baby when she started to cry.
5. The supervisor had __________ (to lead) the team to victory. Practice #2 1. The dog __________ (to find) his bone under the sandbox.
2. My dad always said, "don't cry over __________ (to spill) milk."
3. Our family finally __________ (to sell) our house last Sunday.
4. The teacher __________ (to tell) the students to take out their homework.
5. The children __________ (to build) that sand castle in under an hour. What is the person doing? lying or laying on the bed? Lie Lay "be in a flat or
resting position" "put in a flat
no object Transitive=
object Example: I lie on my
bed when I'm tired. Example: I lay my
pillow on my bed. Base verb Past Past participle lie lay lain lay laid laid is/are lying on the desk. You laid on the desk. Your turn: Write two sentences displaying your knowledge of how to correctly use "lie" and "lay" in the past tense and past participle. Now draw a picture to represent
the word "lay" or "laid." no direct object
Example: Every Sunday the family drives in the countryside. The action of a transitive verb gets carried over to a direct object.
The direct object receives the action of a transitive verb. Transitive: Intransitive: Nothing in the sentence receives the action.
The action remains with the verb. to lie: intransitive verb, meaning "to recline; to rest horizontally."
to lay: transitive verb, meaning "to place; to put." Present: Today I lie on the bed.
Past: Yesterday I lay on the bed.
Present Perfect: I have lain on the bed all day. to lie: Present: Today I lay the book on the table.
Past: Yesterday I laid the book on the table.
Present Perfect: I have laid the book on the table to lay: