Translation of "lay sth out" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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lay sth out

phrasal verb with lay uk /leɪ/ us /leɪ/ verb laid


C1 to arrange something on a flat surface

Most of Manhattan is laid out in/on a grid pattern. 在曼哈顿的大部分地区呈网格状排列,东西向和南北向的大街交织在一起。
We laid the pieces of the dress pattern out on the floor. 我们把衣服样品一件一件都摊开在地板上。


C2 informal to spend money, especially a large amount

It's not every day you lay out $500 on a dress. 花2000英镑去度假可不是常有的事。
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(Translation of “lay sth out” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)