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English definition of “lay”


verb [T] (RISK MONEY)    /leɪ/ (laid)
to risk something, usually money , on the result of an event : She won't get the job - I'd lay money on it!Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of lay verb (RISK MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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