?

GMAT®

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Moderate

Lie v. Lay

GMAT-ZJFUXX

Directions
This question presents a sentence, part of which or all of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence, you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise, choose one of the others.

He was laying on the floor.

A

He was laying on the floor.

B

He was lying on the floor.

C

He lie on the floor.

D

He lays on the floor.

E

He is laying on the floor.