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“lay sth out” in British English

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(Definition of “lay sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“lay sth out” in Business English

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lay sth out

phrasal verb with lay uk /leɪ/ us verb [ T ] laid, laid

to explain or describe something in a clear and detailed way:

Our social media approach was laid out in the agenda.
lay sth out for sb He didn't understand that I was firing him, so I laid it out for him.

to design or arrange something in a useful way:

We laid out the web page so that the links were more clearly visible.
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(Definition of “lay sth out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)