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Principal Translations
lay down [sth]
lay [sth] down
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(surrender, give up: weapons)rendirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 The President pleaded with the terrorists to lay down their arms.
 El presidente habló con los terroristas para que se rindieran.
  deponer las armas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 El presidente exhortó a los terroristas a deponer las armas y entregarse.
lay down [sth]
lay [sth] down
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(establish: law, rules, etc.)  (reglas)poner, establecer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  imponer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 
Additional Translations
lay down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." slang (recline, lie down)echarse, tumbarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
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Compound Forms:
lay down the law v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (enforce rules)poner las reglas claras vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 My mom laid down the law; if I choose to smoke I can't live at home.
  sentar (las) reglas vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
lay down your life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (sacrifice your life)sacrificar la vida loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
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