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Six Troublesome Verbs

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Jeffrey Kaczmarek

on 13 January 2014

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Transcript of Six Troublesome Verbs

SIX TROUBLESOME VERBS
LAY AND LIE
LAY
SIT AND SET
RAISE AND RISE
FORMS OF LIE
FORMS OF LAY
FORMS OF SIT
FORMS OF SET
FORMS OF RAISE
FORMS OF RISE
WHICH
TO USE
LIE
-to rest, to recline, or to be in place
Examples:
I will lie low for a few days.
The kitten finally lies down for a nap.
The paper is lying right there in front of you.
Let it lie.

Lay is a transitive verb and requires an object (who or what is receiving the verb).
-to put it place
Examples:
Lay it on me.
Lay down the law.
Okay, I’ll lay it out for you.
Lie is an intransitive verb and requires no object.
Define the action you wish to describe.
Step 1
Step 2
Chose the correct
verb form or tense.
BASE/PRESENT PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE

lay, lays [is] laying laid [have] laid






Jill lays her jacket on the back of the chair after she picks it up from the floor.
Jill is laying the coat on the back of the chair.



Jill laid her coat on the back of the chair last week.



Jill has laid her coat on the back of the chair every week.


BASE/PRESENT PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE

lie, lies [is] lying lay [have] lain
Joe lies on the couch every Saturday.




Joe is lying on the couch all day today because it’s Saturday.

Joe lay on the couch all day last Saturday.


Joe had lain on the couch all day when his mom decided to give him laundry to fold.

WHICH
TO USE

Define the action you wish to describe.
Step 1
Step 2
Chose the correct
verb form or tense.
BASE/PRESENT PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE

set, sets [is] setting set [have] set
BASE/PRESENT PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE

sit, sits [is] sitting sat [have] sat
SIT
SET
-to put (something) in place
Set is a transitive verb and requires an object (who or what is receiving the verb).
Examples
:
You totally set yourself up.
Please set the table for dinner.
We set my fall schedule.
-to rest in seated , up right position, or to be in a place
Sit is an intransitive verb and requires no object.
Examples:
My puppy never sits on command.
I can’t sit through one more block period.
Sit down!
Jill sets the table while Joe lies down.
Jill is setting the the table for dinner.
Jill set the table after Joe lied down
Jill has set the table many times.
Joe sits on the chair while Jill sets the table.
Joe is siting on the chair watching TV.
Joe sat on the TV yesterday.
Joe has sat many times.
BASE/PRESENT PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE

raise, raises [is] raising raised [have] raised
BASE/PRESENT PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE

rise, rises [is] rising rose [have] risen
Lay is a transitive verb and requires an object (who or what is receiving the verb).
Rise is an intransitive verb and requires no object.
WHICH
TO USE
Define the action you wish to describe.
Step 1
Step 2
Chose the correct
verb form or tense.
RISE
Example:
The sun rises around 6 am.
The cost of living rises every year.
His temper easily rises.
-to go up or get up
Examples:
Raise your hand.
Raise the roof.
Let’s raise the bar.


Raise
- to lift or to cause (something) to rise
Joe knows when summer is here when the temperature rises.
Joe is rising from a long night's slumber.
Joe said the temperature rose ten degrees over night.
Joe has risen from sleep after smelling pancakes.
Jill is raises the flag every morning.
Jill is raising the flag today.
Jill raised the flag this morning.
Jill has raised the flag many times.
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