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Rule "was lain (laid)"

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Description: was lain (laid)
Message: Did you mean \1 laid?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/lay-vs-lie-word-choice/#how-to-use-%E2%80%9Clay%E2%80%9D-correctly
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The body was lain beside his wife in the cemetery.
    Correction suggestion: was laid
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • His body was laid beside his wife in the cemetery.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WAS_LAIN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-18 22:33:08 +0200)