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English definition of “lay sth in”

lay sth in

phrasal verb with lay     /leɪ/ verb (laid)
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
(Definition of lay sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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