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Verb Confusion: Set/Sit, Lay/Lie, Raise/Rise

The pairs of verbs listed in the title of this post often create havoc for writers of all abilities. Frequent misuse makes them almost interchangeable in our 'that sounds right' mental monitor. They are, however, NOT interchangeable, and it is easy to learn how to use them correctly. First, you need to understand what a… Continue reading Verb Confusion: Set/Sit, Lay/Lie, Raise/Rise