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Significado de “lay sth down” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "lay sth down" - Diccionario Inglés

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lay sth down

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

If you ​lay down ​yourweapons, you ​stopfighting: They ​laid down ​their weapons and ​surrendered. Mediators have ​persuaded both ​sides to ​lay down ​their arms.
  • (RULES)

to ​officiallyestablish a ​rule, or to ​officially say how something should be done: This is in ​line with the ​policylaid down by the ​management.
(Definition of lay sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lay sth down

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid)
to ​officiallyestablish a ​rule, or to ​officiallystate the way in which something should be done: This is in ​line with the ​policylaid down by the ​management.lay down standards/requirements The new ​law would ​lay down ​minimumstandards for ​privatesecuritycompanies. New ​managers tend to lay down the ​law and ​demandtotalcompliance with their wishes.
(Definition of lay sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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