Translation of "lay" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk /leɪ/ us past tense and past participle laid
lay sth down/in/on, etc

C1 to put something down somewhere carefully

kłaść coś , położyć coś
She laid the baby on the bed.
He laid the tray down on the table.

[ T ] to put something into its correct position

to lay a carpet
to lay bricks
lay eggs

B2 If an animal lays eggs, it produces them out of its body.

znosić jajka
lay the blame on sb

to blame someone, usually when this is not fair

zwalić winę na kogoś , oskarżać kogoś
You always lay the blame on me!
lay the table UK

(Translation of “lay verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)