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lay down something

past tense and past participle laid /leɪd/
phrasal verb with lay us   /leɪ/ verb past tense and past participle laid /leɪd/
  • (STOP USING)

to put away or stop using something: Lay down your weapons and surrender.

lay down something

past tense and past participle laid /leɪd/
phrasal verb with lay us   /leɪ/ verb past tense and past participle laid /leɪd/
  • (STATE)

to state something plainly esp. as an official rule: The coach laid down the rules from the first day of practice.
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