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get laid

vulgar slang To have sexual intercourse (with someone). He's always so uptight. He needs to get laid.
See also: get, laid

lay

1. vulgar slang, verb To have sexual intercourse (with someone). Used especially in the passive construction "get laid." As a teenager, I worried and thought about getting laid nearly constantly. It was at that point in the date that she decided she wanted to lay him.
2. vulgar slang, noun An act or instance of sexual intercourse. It's been way too long since my last lay. I refuse to go on a date with anyone who's just looking for a lay.
3. vulgar slang, noun A person with whom one has or might have sexual intercourse. I heard he was a good lay.

get laid

to have sexual intercourse. (Use caution.) Tommy wanted nothing more out of life than to get laid.
See also: get, laid

laid

1. and layed mod. drug intoxicated. (see also laid out.) Man, did I get myself laid.
2. mod. copulated with. (Usually objectionable.) If you come home laid, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

lay

1. tv. to copulate [with] someone. (Crude. Usually objectionable.) She laid him on the spot.
2. n. a sexual act. (Crude. Usually objectionable.) I could use a good lay about now.
3. n. a person considered as a potential sex partner. (Crude. Usually objectionable.) He actually said that she was a good lay.

lay (one's)

/a finger on
To locate; find: We haven't been able to lay a finger on those photos.

lay

/put to rest
1. To bury (a dead body); inter.
2. To resolve or settle (an issue, for example): The judge's ruling put to rest the dispute between the neighbors.
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If Modi forms the government, we will be able to bring trucks loaded with money to Punjab to develop the state," Badal said in Jalandhar while laying the foundation stone of other development works.
In fact, eggshell weight per unit area increased considerably during the first month of the laying phase, although the parameters of production were not affected.
In November, the ideal time for laying turf, there's usually enough rain, but if not, water the turf well over the next few weeks - and keep off it until it has taken root.
When asked about this at the hearing, Findlay suggested that it must have been a mistake, that his associate must have clicked the lay button instead of the back button, an explanation that the panel accepted, after a suggestion that he was trying to gain more advantageous odds for his subsequent back bets by initially laying the horse was rubbished by Findlay.
Also gantry systems for fiber placement and tape laying, plus computer-controlled resin mixing, pumping, and weighing systems for RTM, filament winding, and pultrusion.
Further, the tower inclination capability allows the laying to be performed in relatively shallow water, enabling a suitable overlap with conventional S-Lay vessels, such as the Castoro Sei.
This, today labeled as a "classic" air laying method using predominantly textile fiber, is alive and doing rather well.
Although land mines are a creation of the twentieth century, some military historians credit the Romans with pioneering a primitive version of minefields, laying salt on the farmlands of Carthage to prohibit their use for decades.
5 Daily Herald, we see a story headlined, 'Good boy: Sully the service dog visits Bush's casket.' But we believe that Sully is considerably upset because in the next-to-last column we read a sentence, 'Sully the dog achieved worldwide fame after a Bush family spokesman tweeted a photo of Sully LAYING by Bush's flag-draped casket with the caption: "Mission completed."'"
|Laying of the First Poppy: Thursday, November 10 MIDDLESBROUGH 10.40am, cenotaph, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough: The High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, Mr John W Furness, will be laying the First Poppy on the Field of Remembrance at the cenotaph at 10.40am.
Mr Garside claims YW's contractors have been laying communication pipes - the pipe which connects the water mains beneath the street to the boundary of a property - at shallower than the required 75cm.
First you will need to remove weeds, improve your soil by adding organic matter, address drainage issues and level off the ground on which you are laying the turf.
However, the great tits haven't altered their laying schedule to keep up with the caterpillars.
Lay to back works well when laying short-priced horses pre-race.
If the Barred Rocks started laying in March and had no artificial light, they would no doubt quit laying when the days were shorter.