lay down

  1. institute, enact, or establish
    make laws
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How To Use lay down In A Sentence

  • Like all those who have gone before us, may the revelation of Christ in our hearts compel us to lay down our lives before him in worship and adoration.
  • She went into her bedroom and lay down on the bed.
  • It was the first ecumenical meeting on poverty that helped to lay down the groundwork for future church coalitions.
  • That can be key if you're protecting a lead but teams sometimes kill their attacking chances by slowing play down. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was my role - apparently - to decode the story, suggest its origins, play down its significance and generally nanny him into a better humour.
  • He faced the enemy valiantly , shuned no difficulties and dangers and would not hesitate to lay down his life if need be.
  • Mr. Astor had held the wheel for five hours and, at my suggestion, he retired to the comfortable little cabin and lay down for fifteen minutes, leaving the aeroboat to soar in great slow circles under its admirable automatic controls over the main battle area. The Conquest of America A Romance of Disaster and Victory
  • He sat down beside her, holding her hand as she lay down on the couch, already looking sleepy, yet ready to go back home.
  • He lay down in the exact center of the circle, keeping close to the ground in order to escape the heat.
  • What if the armistice has been signed, and we lay down our arms? Christianity Today
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