TO LAY AND TO LIE
The verbs lay and lie are often confused, although their meanings are quite different.
To lay (laid, laid, laying) means to put or to place. It requires an object.
E.g. I've just laid the boxes on your desk.
To lie (lay, lain, lying) means to recline, rest or stay or to take a position of rest. This verb cannot take an object.
E.g. He just lies in bed most of the time.
Now, improving our vocabulary.
Phrasal verb - a verb which is made up of more than one word (e.g. a verb + adverb participle or preposition) which has a different meaning from each individual word, e.g. look after - A mother looks after her children.
PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY:
TO GET LAID (got laid, gotten laid, getting laid)
Verb 1. get laid - have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, be intimate, lie with, make love, roll in the hay, screw, sleep with, hump, jazz, love, bed, bang, make out, know
neck, make out - kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
have, take - have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
fornicate - have sex without being married
copulate, mate, couple, pair - make love; "Birds mate in the Spring"
Now, let´s practice:
1) Complete the sentences using a synonym of the phrasal verb to get laid:
a. She has _________________ last week.
b. He is _________________ his girlfriend right now.
2. Make sentences in all verb tenses using the verbs related to the phrasal verb to get laid.
3. Do you know any related words that were not mentioned here?
MAKE YOUR COMMENTS AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS.
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