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lay before

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theylay before
he/she/itlays before
present participlelaying before
past tenselaid before
past participlelaid before
  1. lay something before someone to offer something to someone to study, discuss, approve etc

    I have some more research to do before I'm ready to lay the case before the committee.

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