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Definition of lay up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

lay up

 phrasal verb
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lay somebody up

[usually passive]
 
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if someone is laid up, they are unable to work, etc. because of an illness or injury She's laid up with a broken leg.

    lay something up

     
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  1. 1 = lay something in
  2. 2to stop using a ship or other vehicle while it is being repaired
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lay up

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