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lay down / dejar
 
lay down   lay   1
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=put down)
[+book, pen]   dejar,   poner a un lado
[+luggage]   dejar
[+burden]   posar,   depositar en tierra
[+cards]   extender sobre el tapete
(=lay flat)
[+person, body]   acostar,   tender
·to lay o.noun. down
·tumbarse,   echarse
2. [+ship]   colocar la quilla de
3. [+wine]   poner en bodega,   guardar en cava
4. (=give up)
[+arms]   deponer,   rendir
·to lay down one'noun life for something/somebody
·dar su vida por algo/somebody, someone
5. (=establish)
[+condition]   establecer
[+precedent]   sentar,   establecer
[+principle]   establecer,   formular
[+policy]   trazar,   formular
[+ruling]   dictar
·to lay it down that ...
·asentar que ...,   dictaminar que ...
law  
6. (=impose)
[+condition]   imponer
B. -intransitive verb + adverb   (Cards)   poner sus cartas sobre el tapete   (Bridge)   (as dummy)   tumbarse
 
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