lay into sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lay into sb

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb (laid)
to ​attack someone ​physically, or to ​criticize someone in an ​angry way: In the ​middle of the ​meeting she ​suddenlylaid into him for no ​apparentreason.
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