lay down = put down
- Lay down the newspaper. I want to talk to you and it 's important.
- This is the police speaking! Lay down your weapons and come out with your hands up!
- She laid down the spoon and took the fork.
- Lay down your pen and stop writing! I 'm talking to you!
- I laid down my book here earlier and now I can 't find it.
- Just lay down the shopping list on the table.