Is there any difference in meanings of "still" if I put it in different places in the sentence?: He had a fever... 1. He lay still in the bed 2. He still lay in the bed 3. Still he lay in the bed
To lie still [not lay] means to not move. Still is an adjective.
He still lay [past tense of to lie [on a bed] =He continued to lie on the bed. Still is an adverb.
Still, he lay in bed. That use of still is nevertheless. A conjunctive adverb. Please note: still used like that implies something occurred in a previous sentence.
The telephone was ringing loudly. Still, he lay in bed.