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Meaning of “lay sth out” - Learner’s Dictionary

lay sth out

phrasal verb with lay     /leɪ/ verb ( past tense and past participle laid)
ARRANGE to arrange something on a surface: He'd laid his tools out all over the kitchen floor.Classifying and creating order
EXPLAIN to explain something clearly, usually in writing: I've just laid out some proposals.Classifying and creating order
(Definition of lay sth out from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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