EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAY DOWN
You know what you hold, and if 'tain't a hand to lay down, it must be a hand to raise on.
So he lay down in the coffin but no sooner was he inside when bang!
An' he said, 'Lay right down on dis yer table,' an' I lay down.
I lay down my pen here, that you may consider of it a little, if you please.
Then she lay down herself on the sofa beside her bed, sorely exhausted.
When that was done she made a bundle of her cloak and shawl, and lay down in her clothes.
He had power to lay down His life, and power to take it again.
Then they lay down again upon the beds and talked together as to what they should do.
But it is time to lay down my pen, since my ink runs nothing but gall.
But here, having tired myself, and I dare say you, I will lay down my pen.