lay (oneself) out(redirected from laid ourselves out)
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lay (oneself) out
To put in a great deal of effort; to inconvenience oneself or go through a lot of trouble. I don't know why I always lay myself out to impress your parents—they never appreciate what I do anyway. Your brother and sister really laid themselves out to make your party special, so it would be nice if you showed a little appreciation.