RE: Lay versus lie

Subject: RE: Lay versus lie
From: "Andrew Warren" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: <chrismorton11 -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:53:40 -0700

Chris Morton wrote:

> Does a patient lie prone or lay prone?


Lay is transitive, lie is intransitive. A mnemonic: "lie" contains an "I", the first letter of "intransitive".



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