Phrasal verbs - Meaning of lay off

Phrasal verbs

What does lay off mean?

Here is the meaning of lay off with examples:

"lay off"


1. To dismiss from employment.
2. To stop doing or using something.


Check the phrasal verb lay off in a sentence:

1. Because of the recession, the company had to lay off ten percent of the workers.
2. I was fed up with the medicines. I had to lay it for a period of time to see if my health would improve without it.

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