English definition of “lay”
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lay verb [T]
/leɪ/ (laid, laid)
› to put something onto a surface or under the ground in a horizontal position: lay a pipe/cable Workmen were digging up the street to lay cables. They prepared the ground, then laid concrete.
› to prepare for doing something or to make it possible for something to happen in the future: lay the basis/foundation/groundwork for sth Perhaps more than anyone, he laid the groundwork for today's digital revolution.
lay blame (on sb/sth) › to say that someone or something is responsible for something bad that happened: You can't lay blame on the government for all your troubles. When projects go wrong, everyone looks for somewhere to lay the blame.
lay an egg › informal US to make something that does not work well or that fails: They laid an egg by putting last decade's technology in that phone.
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Translations of “lay”
||내려놓다, 알을 낳다…
||meletakkan, membaringkan, menyediakan…
||poser, coucher, mettre…
||sermek, koymak, yerleştirmek…
||stendere, adagiare, deporre…
|in Chinese (Traditional)
||放下, 放置，安放，平放, 計劃，研究（方法）…
||đặt, để, đặt cái gì vào vị trí…
||poner, colocar, tender…
||pôr, colocar, botar…
||วาง, วางนอน, เรียง…
||legen, decken, herrichten…
||meletakkan, membaringkan, menata…
|in Chinese (Simplified)
||放下, 放置，安放，平放, 计划，研究（方法）…