layed vs laid : Common Errors in English

layed vs laid

layed or laid

We saw the example of pay elsewhere. A similar thing happens when you change the tense of lay to its past tense. You don't say 'layed'. You say 'laid'.
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  • v  put into a certain place or abstract location
  • v  put in a horizontal position
  • v  prepare or position for action or operation
  • v  lay eggs
  • v  impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
  • s  set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
    stones laid in a pattern
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