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lay the basis/foundations for sth

to ​prepare for or ​start an ​activity or ​task: The ​initialnegotiations are ​seen as ​laying the ​basis for more ​detailedtalks.
(Definition of lay the basis/foundations for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay the basis/foundations for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…打基础, 开创…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…打基礎, 開創…
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