English version

lay into somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlay into somebody/something phrasal verbATTACKCRITICIZEto attack or criticize someone or something Outside the club, two men were laying into each other. lay→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
lay into Beria therefore had a vital interest in seeing Stalin laid into a coffin, and there were rumours that he murdered him.Greenidge soon went, leaving Richards to lay into the bowling.The weaving yarn is laid into the stocking stitch knitted with the main yarn following a pattern.When West Indies batted, Richards was soon laying into them, hammering a six and twenty fours in 119 not out.
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Verb table
lay
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylay
he, she, itlays
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylaid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave laid
he, she, ithas laid
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad laid
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lay
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have laid
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam laying
he, she, itis laying
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you, we, theyare laying
Past
I, he, she, itwas laying
you, we, theywere laying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been laying
he, she, ithas been laying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been laying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be laying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been laying
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