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lay sth down

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid)
to officially establish a rule, or to officially state the way in which something should be done: This is in line with the policy laid down by the management.lay down standards/requirements The new law would lay down minimum standards for private security companies. New managers tend to lay down the law and demand total compliance with their wishes.
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