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Engelsk udsagnsord: lay off

1. lay off (om tilstand) put an end to a state or an activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningQuit teasing your little brother.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cease, discontinue, give up, quit, stop


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mere specifikke termerbreak, call it a day, call it quits, cheese, close off, drop, knock off, leave off, pull the plug, retire, shut off, sign off, withdraw


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)preserve, uphold, carry on, continue, bear on

2. lay off (om adfærd) dismiss, usually for economic reasons


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)furlough


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercan, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate


Mere specifikke termerdownsize









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