lay someone out


lay someone out
informal
Syn:
knock out/down, knock unconscious, fell, floor, flatten; informal KO, kayo; Brit.; informal knock for six

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  • lay someone out — 1. tv. to scold someone severely. (See also laid out.) □ Don’t lay me out! I didn’t do it! CD She really laid out the guy but good. What did he do, rob a bank? 2. tv. to knock someone down with a punch. □ I can’t wait to get into that ring and… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lay someone out — (informal) KNOCK OUT/DOWN, knock unconscious, fell, floor, flatten; informal KO, kayo; Brit. informal knock for six. → lay * * * 1) prepare someone for burial after death 2) informal knock someone unconscious …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay someone out — 1》 prepare someone for burial after death. 2》 informal knock someone unconscious. → lay …   English new terms dictionary

  • lay someone out in lavender — tv. to scold or rebuke someone severely. □ She really laid him out in lavender for that. □ No need to lay me out in lavender. I wasn’t there …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lay someone up — put someone out of action through illness or injury. → lay …   English new terms dictionary

  • lay someone up — put someone out of action through illness or injury he was laid up with his familiar fever …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock someone out — 1 I hit him and knocked him out: KNOCK UNCONSCIOUS, knock senseless; floor, prostrate; informal lay out, put out cold, KO, kayo. 2 England was knocked out: ELIMINATE, beat, defeat, vanquish, overwhelm …   Useful english dictionary

  • knock someone out — Syn: knock unconscious, knock senseless, floor, prostrate; informal lay out, KO, fell …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • lay — lay1 verb (past and past participle laid) 1》 put down, especially gently or carefully. 2》 put down and set in position for use.     ↘Brit. set cutlery on (a table) in preparation for a meal.     ↘put the material for (a fire) in place.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • lay out — verb 1. lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line (Freq. 7) lay out the clothes lay out the arguments • Syn: ↑range, ↑array, ↑set out • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary