All the trouble started with the prayer,"Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep."Or maybe it is lay in that case?
It's correct in that case.
This has plagued me forever...and I have a degree in English and was a technical writer for years. Every time I think I finally have it straight, I make another lay/lie mistake. Perhaps it's a good thing I never wrote a romance novel, since a lot of laying and lying goes on in those books!
I'm dyslexic when it comes to lay and lie. Like, Deb, I've had this problem all of my life. My solution is to avoid the words lay and lie whenever possible.
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