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lay in ruins meaning

  "lay in ruins" in a sentence
  • in ruins:    [American slang]in ...
  • lie in ruins:    [American slang]to ...
  • lay:    Verb: lay (laid)&n ...

Examples

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  1. they saw by the light of the moon that part of the city lay in ruins.
  2. was some damn newspaper, concerned only with printing a sensational one-day story, about to lay in ruins all his work and dreams?
  3. the whole city lay in ruins after the earthquake
  4. i looked, and the fruitful land was a desert; all its towns lay in ruins before the lord, before his fierce anger
  5. i looked, and the fruitful land was a desert; all its towns lay in ruins before the lord, before his fierce anger

Related Words

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  2. lay hold of meaning
  3. lay hold of so or sth meaning
  4. lay in meaning
  5. lay in lavender meaning
  6. lay into meaning
  7. lay into so or sth meaning
  8. lay it on meaning
  9. lay it on the line meaning
  10. lay it on thick meaning
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