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English definition of “lay sth in”

lay sth in

verb uk phrasal verb with lay   /leɪ/ (laid) us  
to get a supply of something because you will probably need it in the future: We'd better lay in plenty of food in case we're cut off when it snows.Keeping and storing things
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