French translation of lay up
separable transitive verb
- (= store)
- [illness] [person]
contraindre à un repos forcéto be laid up
être contraint(e) à un repos forcé
⇒ He was laid up for a year.
Il a été contraint à un repos forcé d'un an.
⇒ He was laid up with a cold.
Il a été contraint à un repos forcé à cause d'un rhume.
Example Sentences Including 'lay up'
Might have to lay up with you for a few days till things cool off.Cormorant
He was wounded in an air-raid when on the run, lay up for a long while, then got knocked about by Gestapo thugs.In Love and War
I'm thinking we'd best lay up in this crack till night's over.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Trends of 'lay up'
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- (= hide)
Example Sentences Including 'lie up'
But still, later there would be more traffic, and if he could find somewhere to lie up beside the road...A Matter of Conscience
Translation of lay up from the Collins English to French Dictionary