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lay the basis/foundations for sth

to prepare for or start an activity or task: The initial negotiations are seen as laying the basis for more detailed talks.
Translations of “lay the basis/foundations for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…打基礎, 開創…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…打基础, 开创…
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