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lay sth on

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb (laid)
  • (TELL)

mainly US slang to ​tell someone something they did not ​know: I ​hate to be the one to ​lay this on you, but ​yourgirlfriend has just ​left with another ​guy.
(Definition of lay sth on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay sth on”
in Chinese (Simplified) 提供, 提供,供应,供给…
in Turkish sağlamak, vermek, tertip etmek…
in Russian обеспечивать, снабжать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提供, 提供,供應,供給…
in Polish zapewniać coś…
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