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.