lay off (sth/sb) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lay off (sth/sb)

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb (laid)
to ​stop using or doing something: You'd ​betterlay off ​alcohol for a while. Why can't you ​lay off (= ​stopcriticizing or ​hurting) the ​kid for ​once!
(Definition of lay off (sth/sb) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay off (sth/sb)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止, 停用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止, 停用…
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