lay plans

idiom

: to make plans

Examples of lay plans in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Peter Navarro, a trade adviser to former President Donald J. Trump who helped lay plans to keep Mr. Trump in office after the 2020 election, was sentenced on Thursday to four months in prison for defying a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. Zach Montague, New York Times, 25 Jan. 2024 Much of that would would pay for infrastructure projects including road maintenance, traffic signals, sidewalks, bike lanes, curb ramps and pedestrian crossings, as county officials lay plans to repave county roads and improve pedestrian safety in unincorporated areas. Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 June 2023 Much of that would would pay for infrastructure projects including road maintenance, traffic signals, sidewalks, bike lanes, curb ramps and pedestrian crossings, as county officials lay plans to repave county roads and improve pedestrian safety in unincorporated areas. Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 June 2023 The European Union has been forced to lay plans to ration natural gas, a drastic step that will hurt families and businesses. Matt Egan, CNN, 17 Aug. 2022 And that was just before Hila and Wana Limar, two Afghan sisters who emigrated with their family to Germany as young children, began to lay plans for a jewelry brand called Sevar. New York Times, 25 Aug. 2021 Now an investment capital guy, former mayor Henry Cisneros hopes his survey of 1,800 major projects across the nation will help the Biden administration lay plans for an infrastructure bill due in the spring. San Antonio Express-News, 1 Mar. 2021 City Administrative Officer Rich Llewellyn advised Mayor Eric Garcetti and members of the City Council to lay plans for deep reductions at the Los Angeles Police Department, cutting the number of rank-and-file officers by roughly 10% while also eliminating 728 civilian jobs within the department. David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 2020 See More

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“Lay plans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20plans. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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