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English conjugation of the verb "to lie" in Present Simple Tense
Simple Forms

Basic Forms

  • Infinitive
  • to lie
  •  
  • Imperative
  • lie
  • let's lie
  • lie
  • Present Participle
  • lying
  •  
  • Past Participle
  • lain
  •  
Indicative:

Present

  • I lie
  • you lie
  • he/she/it lies
  • we lie
  • you lie
  • they lie

Past

  • I lay
  • you lay
  • he/she/it lay
  • we lay
  • you lay
  • they lay

Compound Forms

Past Participle

  • having lain
Indicative

Present continuous

  • I am lying
  • you are lying
  • he/she/it is lying
  • we are lying
  • you are lying
  • they are lying

Present perfect

  • I have lain
  • you have lain
  • he/she/it has lain
  • we have lain
  • you have lain
  • they have lain

Future

  • I will lie
  • you will lie
  • he/she/it will lie
  • we will lie
  • you will lie
  • they will lie

Future Perfect

  • I will have lain
  • you will have lain
  • he/she/it will have lain
  • we will have lain
  • you will have lain
  • they will have lain

Past continuous

  • I was lying
  • you were lying
  • he/she/it was lying
  • we were lying
  • you were lying
  • they were lying

Past perfect

  • I had lain
  • you had lain
  • he/she/it had lain
  • we had lain
  • you had lain
  • they had lain

Future continuous

  • I will be lying
  • you will be lying
  • he/she/it will be lying
  • we will be lying
  • you will be lying
  • they will be lying

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been lying
  • you have been lying
  • he/she/it has been lying
  • we have been lying
  • you have been lying
  • they have been lying

Past perfect continuous

  • I had been lying
  • you had been lying
  • he/she/it had been lying
  • we had been lying
  • you had been lying
  • they had been lying

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been lying
  • you will have been lying
  • he/she/it will have been lying
  • we will have been lying
  • you will have been lying
  • they will have been lying

Basic Forms

  • Infinitive
  • not to lie
  •  
  • Imperative
  • do not lie
  • let's not lie
  • do not lie
  • Present Participle
  • not lying
  •  
  • Past Participle
  • not lain
  •  

Present

  • I do not lie
  • you do not lie
  • he/she/it do not lies
  • we do not lie
  • you do not lie
  • they do not lie

Past

  • I did not lie
  • you did not lie
  • he/she/it did not lie
  • we did not lie
  • you did not lie
  • they did not lie

Past Participle

  • not having lain

Present continuous

  • I am not lying
  • you are not lying
  • he/she/it is not lying
  • we are not lying
  • you are not lying
  • they are not lying

Present perfect

  • I have not lain
  • you have not lain
  • he/she/it has not lain
  • we have not lain
  • you have not lain
  • they have not lain

Future

  • I will not lie
  • you will not lie
  • he/she/it will not lie
  • we will not lie
  • you will not lie
  • they will not lie

Future Perfect

  • I will not have lain
  • you will not have lain
  • he/she/it will not have lain
  • we will not have lain
  • you will not have lain
  • they will not have lain

Past continuous

  • I was not lying
  • you were not lying
  • he/she/it was not lying
  • we were not lying
  • you were not lying
  • they were not lying

Past perfect

  • I had not lain
  • you had not lain
  • he/she/it had not lain
  • we had not lain
  • you had not lain
  • they had not lain

Future continuous

  • I will not be lying
  • you will not be lying
  • he/she/it will not be lying
  • we will not be lying
  • you will not be lying
  • they will not be lying

Present perfect continuous

  • I have not been lying
  • you have not been lying
  • he/she/it has not been lying
  • we have not been lying
  • you have not been lying
  • they have not been lying

Past perfect continuous

  • I had not been lying
  • you had not been lying
  • he/she/it had not been lying
  • we had not been lying
  • you had not been lying
  • they had not been lying

Future perfect continuous

  • I will not have been lying
  • you will not have been lying
  • he/she/it will not have been lying
  • we will not have been lying
  • you will not have been lying
  • they will not have been lying
Indicative:

Present

  • do I lie ?
  • do you lie ?
  • does he/she/it lie ?
  • do we lie ?
  • do you lie ?
  • do they lie ?

Past

  • did I lie ?
  • did you lie ?
  • did he/she/it lie ?
  • did we lie ?
  • did you lie ?
  • did they lie ?
Indicative

Present continuous

  • am I lying ?
  • are you lying ?
  • is he/she/it lying ?
  • are we lying ?
  • are you lying ?
  • are they lying ?

Present perfect

  • have I lain ?
  • have you lain ?
  • has he/she/it lain ?
  • have we lain ?
  • have you lain ?
  • have they lain ?

Future

  • will I lie ?
  • will you lie ?
  • will he/she/it lie ?
  • will we lie ?
  • will you lie ?
  • will they lie ?

Future Perfect

  • will I have lain ?
  • will you have lain ?
  • will he/she/it have lain ?
  • will we have lain ?
  • will you have lain ?
  • will they have lain ?

Past continuous

  • was I lying ?
  • were you lying ?
  • was he/she/it lying ?
  • were we lying ?
  • were you lying ?
  • were they lying ?

Past perfect

  • had I lain ?
  • had you lain ?
  • had he/she/it lain ?
  • had we lain ?
  • had you lain ?
  • had they lain ?

Future continuous

  • will I be lying ?
  • will you be lying ?
  • will he/she/it be lying ?
  • will we be lying ?
  • will you be lying ?
  • will they be lying ?

Present perfect continuous

  • have I been lying ?
  • have you been lying ?
  • has he/she/it been lying ?
  • have we been lying ?
  • have you been lying ?
  • have they been lying ?

Past perfect continuous

  • had I been lying ?
  • had you been lying ?
  • had he/she/it been lying ?
  • had we been lying ?
  • had you been lying ?
  • had they been lying ?

Future perfect continuous

  • will I have been lying ?
  • will you have been lying ?
  • will he/she/it have been lying ?
  • will we have been lying ?
  • will you have been lying ?
  • will they have been lying ?
See also verbs with similar meaning: lie aboutlie aroundlie awakelie dormantlie downmore ...

Definitions:

  • -  Tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
  • -  Be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
  • -  Assume a reclining position
  • -  Originate (in)
  • -  Be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
  • -  Have a place in relation to something else
  • -  Be and remain in a particular state or condition

Examples:

  • -  She lied when she told me she was only 29
  • -  The books are lying on the shelf
  • -  Lie down on the bed until you feel better
  • -  The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • -  The responsibility rests with the Allies
  • -  Lie dormant

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