lay\ off

lay\ off
1. I
lay off сои. переставать (особ. критиковать, дразнить и т. д.); lay off! хватит!, кончай!, отцепись!; I told him to lay off я сказал ему, чтобы он перестал /прекратил/
2. III
1) lay off smth. lay off a skirt (a dress, a coat, a garment, etc.) снимать юбку и т. д.
2) lay off smb. /smb. off/ lay off the girl! coll. отстань от девушки!; lay off smth. coll. you must lay off the drink ты должен воздерживаться от спиртного
3. XI
be laid off about a hundred workers were laid off [временно] было уволено около сотни рабочих
4. XVI
lay off for some time USA the doctor told her to lay off for a week доктор велел ей отдохнуть недельку; you are heading for a nervous breakdown, you must lay off for a while ты доведешь себя до нервного расстройства, надо дать себе небольшую передышку
5. XXI1
lay off smb. during some time lay off workmen (employees, most hands, etc.) during a business depression (during a slack period, etc.) освободить рабочих и т. д. от работы во время экономического спада и т. д.; lay off smb. for some time lay off workers for a week (for a month, etc.) отстранить рабочих от работы на неделю и т. д.

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  • lay-off — ˈlay off , layoff noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES the act of stopping a worker s employment because there is not enough work for them to do: • a layoff affecting more than 500 workers • Some employees at the company are getting layoff notices ( …   Financial and business terms

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