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lay off (something/someone)

(past tense and past participle laid  /leɪd/ ) infml
phrasal verb with lay  us   /leɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle laid  /leɪd/ )
  • (STOP)

to ​stop using or ​dealing with something, or to ​stopcriticizing someone: You’re going to have to lay off ​salt.
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