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lay somebody to rest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlay somebody to restlay somebody to restformal to bury someone after they have died She was laid to rest beside her husband. lay/put something to rest at rest1(10) lay
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lay somebody to restAt nightfall she was tired and lay down to rest.Rather it attempted to lay the movement to rest.We can't even lay him to rest.Without proof I should really lay the idea to rest.Then she lay down to rest in the lounge, surrounded by other women who even here never stopped talking.She was laid to rest next to her husband, who died in 1993.She took the pills and lay down to rest with her eyes closed.
lay somebody to restlay somebody to restMXDEADan expression meaning to bury someone, used when you want to avoid saying this directly She was laid to rest beside her husband. rest
Examples from the Corpus
lay somebody to restShe took the pills and lay down to rest with her eyes closed.At nightfall she was tired and lay down to rest.We can't even lay him to rest.Without proof I should really lay the idea to rest.Then she lay down to rest in the lounge, surrounded by other women who even here never stopped talking.Rather it attempted to lay the movement to rest.
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