This page is about the phrasal verb lay off
If you lay someone off, you stop employing them and tell them they no longer have a job.
- lay off sb Many companies aren't doing so well and they'll have to lay off some of their workers.
- lay sb off Most managers say the worst part of their job is when they have to lay people off.
If a worker is laid off, she'll have to
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