Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Lay"

The meaning of "Lay" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does LAY OUT (in a sentence: In Part I, we laid out the realities about female attraction) mean?
A:

Lay out - explain in detail. To speak about a subject in a systematic way
Q: What does laying down mean?
A: In this case, "laying down" is similar to "putting out" or "broadcasting." I think it comes from poker, in which at the end of each round, people show their hand by "laying down" the cards on the table.
Q: What does laying down on the low? mean?
A: To not act suspicious or gain unwanted attention to yourself.
Q: What does get/getting laid mean?
A: Get/getting laid means you had sex with someone.

"Sarah went to the party and got laid."
"I accidentally heard them getting laid in the bathroom."
Q: What does laying down mean?
A: relaxing or sleeping

Example sentences using "Lay"

Q: Please show me example sentences with laid off .
A: I was laid off from my job yesterday.
Q: Please show me example sentences with laying down.
A: She's laying down on the bed because she's sick.
The city's going to be laying down tarmack on the dirt road.
He's laying down the groundwork for his successor.
Q: Please show me example sentences with laid out.
A: @Sandes Lay out is a phrasal verb. It can mean the following:

1. To arrange according to a plan: laid out the seating of the guests.
2. To clothe and prepare (a corpse) for burial.
3. To rebuke harshly: She laid me out for breaking the vase.
4. To knock to the ground or unconscious: laid out his opponent with a left hook.
5. To expend; spend: lay out a fortune on jewelry.
6. To display: lay out merchandise; lay the merchandise out.
Q: Please show me example sentences with laying and lying.
A: She is laying on the sofa.
The dog is laying on the carpet .
Why are You lying to me?

Synonyms of "Lay" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between laid off and made redundant ?
A: they mean the same thing. they are both polite ways of saying that someone was fired.
Q: What is the difference between laid off/layoffs and fired ?
A: to be laid off = to lose your job because the company went out of business, could no longer afford to pay you, or eliminated the position
to be fired = to lose your job because you did something wrong or you were not performing well

250 people were laid off when the local shoe factory went bankrupt.

Eric got fired from the shoe factory because he stole a crate of sneakers from the loading dock.
Q: What is the difference between laying and lying ?
A: laying is as if you were in bed falling asleep. lying is not being truthful.
Q: What is the difference between I'm laying and I'm lying ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: What is the difference between laying and lying ?
A: Laying is putting something down. For example, after laying down my pen, I flipped through my book.


Lying is all ready being in a flat position. Like he was lying on his back across the seats.
Also lying can also mean someone isn't telling the truth. Such as, he was lying all this time.

Translations of "Lay"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? laying it down
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? laid
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? laid
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Lay"

Q: ‎https://youtu.be/5LGEiIL1__s
at 0:50,
"I laid it out"
what does that mean and what does 'it' refer to?
A: To lay something out means to describe or explain something so that it is clear. When Keegan-Michael Key says “Then I laid it out” at 0:50, the “it” he is referring to is him explaining to his wife the fact that they were supposed to be in the car by 6:45 when she was just getting out of the shower at 7:15.
Q: I like laid back people.
because i’m clumsy. does this sound natural?
A: I like people who are laid back because they don’t mind if I am a bit clumsy.
Q: You obviously laying me does this sound natural?
A: Maybe what you mean is "You're obviously lying to me"?

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

lay

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions