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lay of the land

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  • noungeneral status
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Synonyms for lay of the land

noun general status
  • how the land lies
  • how things stand
  • lay
  • lie
  • look of things
  • orientation
  • picture

More words related to lay of the land

ball game

noun. how things stand
  • big picture
  • full particulars
  • ins and outs
  • lay of the land
  • the score
  • whole picture


noun. circumstances
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