August 25, 2006

lay off

Posted in Idioms at 10:21 am by Feng

lay off — to stop doing or using something [thefreedict]

On ‘The Practice’, the lawyer, Bob, falls in love with his attractive-looking client. This client is accused of the murder charge but claims she kills out of self-defense. Bob goes ballistic for none of his colleagues believing that she is innocent. “Lay off,” one colleague tries to appease him, “We are on your side.”

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