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English definition of “lay sth out”

lay sth out

(SPEND MONEY) informal phrasal verb with lay     /leɪ/ verb (laid)
C2 to spend money, especially a large amount: It's not every day you lay out £2,000 on a holiday. → See also outlayWithdrawing moneyPaying and spending money
(Definition of lay sth out (SPEND MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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