Focus on the pronunciation of lay
English definition of “lay”
/leɪ/ v [T] (past tense and past participle laid /leɪd/) (PUT DOWN)
› to put something down, esp. into a flat or horizontal position: He laid his coat on a chair. She laid the baby (down) in her crib. › To lay is also to put down in a careful or systematic way for a particular purpose: We’re having a new carpet laid in the hall next week.