lay\ off


lay\ off
1. I
lay off сои. переставать (особ. критиковать, дразнить и т. д.); lay off! хватит!, кончай!, отцепись!; I told him to lay off я сказал ему, чтобы он перестал /прекратил/
2. III
1) lay off smth. lay off a skirt (a dress, a coat, a garment, etc.) снимать юбку и т. д.
2) lay off smb. /smb. off/ lay off the girl! coll. отстань от девушки!; lay off smth. coll. you must lay off the drink ты должен воздерживаться от спиртного
3. XI
be laid off about a hundred workers were laid off [временно] было уволено около сотни рабочих
4. XVI
lay off for some time USA the doctor told her to lay off for a week доктор велел ей отдохнуть недельку; you are heading for a nervous breakdown, you must lay off for a while ты доведешь себя до нервного расстройства, надо дать себе небольшую передышку
5. XXI1
lay off smb. during some time lay off workmen (employees, most hands, etc.) during a business depression (during a slack period, etc.) освободить рабочих и т. д. от работы во время экономического спада и т. д.; lay off smb. for some time lay off workers for a week (for a month, etc.) отстранить рабочих от работы на неделю и т. д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • lay off — {v. phr.} 1. To mark out the boundaries or limits. * /He laid off a baseball diamond on the vacant lot./ Compare: LAY OUT(5). 2. To put out of work. * /The company lost the contract for making the shoes and laid off half its workers./ 3. {slang}… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lay off — {v. phr.} 1. To mark out the boundaries or limits. * /He laid off a baseball diamond on the vacant lot./ Compare: LAY OUT(5). 2. To put out of work. * /The company lost the contract for making the shoes and laid off half its workers./ 3. {slang}… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lay off — verb Date: 1748 transitive verb 1. to mark or measure off 2. to cease to employ (a worker) often temporarily 3. of a bookie to place all or part of (an accepted bet) with another bookie to reduce the risk 4. a. to leave undisturbed b. avoid, quit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • lay out — {v. phr.} 1. To prepare (a dead body) for burial. * /The corpse was laid out by the undertaker./ 2. {slang} To knock down flat; to hit unconscious. * /A stiff right to the jaw laid the boxer out in the second round./ 3. To plan. * /Come here,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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