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lays an egg

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present tense third-person singular of lay an egg

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1 to make a mistake
  • His book report was going perfectly until he laid an egg and got the main character's name wrong.

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2 to be unsuccessful
  • The gymnast nailed perfect landings on her first two vaults but really laid an egg on the third.

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“Lays an egg.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lays%20an%20egg. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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