English verb conjugation COULD LIE

Irregular verb: lie - lay - lain


Affirmation

Simple form

I could lie
you could lie
he could lie
we could lie
you could lie
they could lie

V-ing form

I could be lying
you could be lying
he could be lying
we could be lying
you could be lying
they could be lying

Perfect

I could have lain
you could have lain
he could have lain
we could have lain
you could have lain
they could have lain

V-ing perfect

I could have been lying
you could have been lying
he could have been lying
we could have been lying
you could have been lying
they could have been lying

Negation

Simple form

I could not lie
you could not lie
he could not lie
we could not lie
you could not lie
they could not lie

V-ing form

I could not be lying
you could not be lying
he could not be lying
we could not be lying
you could not be lying
they could not be lying

Perfect

I could not have lain
you could not have lain
he could not have lain
we could not have lain
you could not have lain
they could not have lain

V-ing perfect

I could not have been lying
you could not have been lying
he could not have been lying
we could not have been lying
you could not have been lying
they could not have been lying

Interrogative form

Simple form

could I lie?
could you lie?
could he lie?
could we lie?
could you lie?
could they lie?

V-ing form

could I be lying?
could you be lying?
could he be lying?
could we be lying?
could you be lying?
could they be lying?

Perfect

could I have lain?
could you have lain?
could he have lain?
could we have lain?
could you have lain?
could they have lain?

V-ing perfect

could I have been lying?
could you have been lying?
could he have been lying?
could we have been lying?
could you have been lying?
could they have been lying?

Interro-negative form

Simple form

could I not lie?
could you not lie?
could he not lie?
could we not lie?
could you not lie?
could they not lie?

V-ing form

could I not be lying?
could you not be lying?
could he not be lying?
could we not be lying?
could you not be lying?
could they not be lying?

Perfect

could I not have lain?
could you not have lain?
could he not have lain?
could we not have lain?
could you not have lain?
could they not have lain?

V-ing perfect

could I not have been lying?
could you not have been lying?
could he not have been lying?
could we not have been lying?
could you not have been lying?
could they not have been lying?