Lie past tense | past tense of lie

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Lie past tense | past tense of lie


Here is the conjugation of the verb put

We will see past tense of lie and also the meaning, base form, past participle form, third-person singular form and present participle form of lie with examples.

Here we will see the past form of lie and its other verb forms also.

Base form Past form Past participle form Third-person singular form Participle form Meaning of put
1)lie lay lain lies lying Be in a horizontal position or be situated
2)lie lied lied lies lying Deliberate false statement

Meaning of lie

The general meaning of lie is to Be in a horizontal position or be situated.

There are two meanings of lie. Another meaning of lie is deliberate false statement.

We will see the conjugation of verb lie which is at first number in the table.

Conjugation of the verb lie

1)Simple present tense

I lie.

We lie.

you(Plural pronoun) lie.

you(singular pronoun) lie.

They lie.

people(plural noun) lie.

He lies .

she lies .

It lies.

Sam(Singular noun) lies .

2)Simple past tense

I lay.

We lay.

you(Plural pronoun) lay.

you(singular pronoun) lay.

They lay.

people(plural noun) lay.

He lay.

she lay.

It lay.

Sam(Singular noun) lay.

3)Simple future tense

I will lie.

We will lie.

you(Plural pronoun) will lie.

you(singular pronoun) will lie.

They will lie.

people(plural noun) will lie.

He will lie.

she will lie.

It will lie.

Sam(Singular noun) will lie.

4)Present continuous(progressive) tense

I am lying .

We are lying .

you(Plural pronoun) are lying .

you(singular pronoun) are lying .

They are lying .

people(plural noun) are lying .

He is lying .

she is lying .

It is lying .

Sam(Singular noun) is lying .

5)Past continuous(progressive) tense

I was lying .

We were lying .

you(Plural pronoun) were lying .

you(singular pronoun) were lying .

They were lying .

people(plural noun) were lying .

He was lying .

she was lying .

It was lying .

Sam(Singular noun) was lying .

6)Future continuous (progressive) tense

I will be lying .

We will be lying .

you(Plural pronoun) will be lying .

you(singular pronoun) will be lying .

They will be lying .

people(plural noun) will be lying .

He will be lying .

she will be lying .

It will be lying .

Sam(Singular noun) will be lying .

7)present perfect tense

I have lain.

We have lain.

you(Plural pronoun) have lain.

you(singular pronoun) have lain.

They have lain.

people(plural noun) have lain.

He has lain.

she has lain.

It has lain.

Sam(Singular noun) has lain.

8)Past perfect tense

I had lain.

We had lain.

you(Plural pronoun) had lain.

you(singular pronoun) had lain.

They had lain.

people(plural noun) had lain.

He had lain.

she had lain.

It had lain.

Sam(Singular noun) had lain.

9)Future perfect tense

I will have lain.

We will have lain.

you(Plural pronoun) will have lain.

you(singular pronoun) will have lain.

They will have lain.

people(plural noun) will have lain.

He will have lain.

she will have lain.

It will have lain.

Sam(Singular noun) will have lain.

10)Present perfect continuous(progressive) tense

I have been lying .

We have been lying .

you(Plural pronoun) have been lying .

you(singular pronoun) have been lying .

They have been lying .

people(plural noun) have been lying .

He has been lying .

she has been lying .

It has been lying .

Sam(Singular noun) has been lying .

11)Past perfect continuous(progressive) tense

I had been lying .

We had been lying .

you(Plural pronoun) had been lying .

you(singular pronoun) had been lying .

They had been lying .

people(plural noun) had been lying .

He had been lying .

she had been lying .

It had been lying .

Sam(Singular noun) had been lying .

12)Future perfect continuous(progressive) tense

I will have been lying .

We will have been lying .

you(Plural pronoun) will have been lying .

you(singular pronoun) will have been lying .

They will have been lying .

people(plural noun) will have been lying .

He will have been lying .

she will have been lying .

It will have been lying .

Sam(Singular noun) will have been lying .

Conjugation of the verb lie with modal auxiliary verbs.

Here are the sentences of conjugation of the verb lie with modals.

1)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam can lie.

2)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam could lie.

3)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam may lie.

4)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam might lie.

5)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam must lie.

6)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam should lie.

7)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam would lie.

8)I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam ought to lie.

9))I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam need not lie.

10))I/we/you/you/they/people/he/she/it/Sam dare not lie.

Past form of lie

The past form of lie is lay. We will see some examples of lie in past form.


1)He lay on the newspaper.

2)The bird lay in its nest.

3)You lie for some time.

Base form of lie

Base form of lie is lie.

Here are some examples of the use of base form of lie.

1)They lie on the mat.

2)We lie upon something daily.

3)You lie on your things.

Past participle form of lie.

Past participle form of lie is lain

We will see some examples of the use of past participle of put.

1)He had lain for some time.

2)She has lain here.

3)They have lain on the bed.

Third-person singular form of lie

Third person singular form of lie is lies. We will see some examples of use of lie as third-person singular verb form used in simple present tense.


1)He lies there for some time.

2)She lies in her bed.

3)Sam lies in his chair.

Present participle form of lie

Present participle form of lie is lying.

We will see some of the examples of present participle form of put.


1)They are lying down to rest.

2)He is lying there.

3)She was lying for some time before her exam.

Conclusion for past form of lie

These are the examples and explanation of the use of lie in past form, base form, past participle form, third-person singular form and present participle form.

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Dipak D. Jagtap: Always the learner.Having spent 16 years in English language training, its time now to reach the world to learn more and to share my experience and practices....
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