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English definition of “lay sth on”

lay sth on

(PROVIDE) phrasal verb with lay     /leɪ/ verb (laid)
to provide something for a group of people: They lay on free entertainment at the club every day. They laid on a wonderful buffet after the wedding.Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of lay sth on (PROVIDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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