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lay sth out

phrasal verb with lay
 
 
/leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid)
to explain or describe something in a clear and detailed way: Our social media approach was laid out in the agenda.lay sth out for sb He didn't understand that I was firing him, so I laid it out for him.
to design or arrange something in a useful way: We laid out the web page so that the links were more clearly visible. →  See also layout
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