lay down on the job

lay down on the job
expr AmE sl

He was laying down on the job most of the time — Он сачковал на работе почти все время

If any one of us lays down on the job we shall never be able to finish it in time — Если кто-нибудь из нас будет прохлаждаться, то мы не кончим эту работу вовремя


Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

Смотреть что такое "lay down on the job" в других словарях:

  • lie down on the job — {v. phr.}, {informal} To purposely fail to do your job; neglect a task; loaf. * /Bill isn t trying to learn his lessons. He is lying down on the job./ * /If you lie down on your job, you will lose it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lie down on the job — {v. phr.}, {informal} To purposely fail to do your job; neglect a task; loaf. * /Bill isn t trying to learn his lessons. He is lying down on the job./ * /If you lie down on your job, you will lose it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • lay, lie — Lay means to place and is a transitive verb requiring an object. Lie, in the context here, means to recline, is intransitive, and takes no object. I shall lay the rug on the floor. Please lie down here. The principal parts of lay are lay, laid,… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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  • Lay — (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down, to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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