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lay sth on

phrasal verb with lay uk   /leɪ/  us   /leɪ/ verb (laid)
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mainly US slang to ​tell someone something they did not ​know: I ​hate to be the one to ​lay this on you, but ​yourgirlfriend has just ​left with another ​guy.
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