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Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To lay'
Idioms - Verb 'To lay'
|to lay a finger/hand on someone||ponerle un dedo encima a algiuen|
|to lay claim to something||reclamar algo|
|to lay down the law||dar órdenes|
|to lay eyes on something||ver algo por primera ve|
|to lay it on the line||no andarse con rodeos|
|to lay it on thick||exagerar|
- If you lay a finger on my sister again, I'll kill you!
- When Mr. Lee died, everyone laid claim to his fortune.
- Nobody can stand Al. As soon as he gets to the office he lays down the law.
- I knew that boy would be trouble the moment I laid eyes on him.
- Listen, I'm just going to lay it on the line: I was expelled from school.
- I thought you'd lost your leg but it's only a scratch! Kim sure laid it on thick!
|to lay one's cards on the table||poner las cartas sobre la mesa|
|to lay someone low||tirar a alguien abajo|
|to lay something at someone's door||echarle la culpa a alguien|
|to lay the blame on someone||echarle la culpa a alguien|
|to lay waste||devastar|
- We should all lay our cards on the table and decide who's got the best plan.
- Chris was laid low by a really strong flu.
- Every time I did something naughty I laid it at my older brother's door.
- We should first find out who did this instead of laying the blame on the first man who appears.
- The earthquake has laid waste to the entire state of California.