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 couldn't lie
you couldn't lie
he couldn't lie
we couldn't lie
you couldn't lie
they couldn't lie

V-ing form

I couldn't be lying
you couldn't be lying
he couldn't be lying
we couldn't be lying
you couldn't be lying
they couldn't be lying

Perfect

I couldn't have lain
you couldn't have lain
he couldn't have lain
we couldn't have lain
you couldn't have lain
they couldn't have lain

V-ing perfect

I couldn't have been lying
you couldn't have been lying
he couldn't have been lying
we couldn't have been lying
you couldn't have been lying
they couldn't 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

couldn't I lie?
couldn't you lie?
couldn't he lie?
couldn't we lie?
couldn't you lie?
couldn't they lie?

V-ing form

couldn't I be lying?
couldn't you be lying?
couldn't he be lying?
couldn't we be lying?
couldn't you be lying?
couldn't they be lying?

Perfect

couldn't I have lain?
couldn't you have lain?
couldn't he have lain?
couldn't we have lain?
couldn't you have lain?
couldn't they have lain?

V-ing perfect

couldn't I have been lying?
couldn't you have been lying?
couldn't he have been lying?
couldn't we have been lying?
couldn't you have been lying?
couldn't they have been lying?