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lay somebody low

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlay somebody lowlay somebody lowa) ILLif an illness lays someone low, they are unable to do their normal activities for a period of timebe laid low with something She’s been laid low with flu for a week. Grammar Lay low is usually passive in this meaning. b) literaryHIT to make someone fall down, or injure them seriously lay
Examples from the Corpus
lay somebody lowThe infection laid her low for a month.
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