"Hvorfor ligger det en ulv i bestemors seng?"

Translation:Why is there a wolf lying in grandmother's bed?

June 8, 2018

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/cfreeman03

Ugh...even as a native speaker, the 'lay vs lie' thing is still a pain.

June 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertAGun1

I think you can eliminate your pain by remembering that "to lay" is a transitive verb -- it requires an object -- while "to lie" is an intransitive verb and cannot take an object.

June 10, 2018
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