The book that he wrote was a labor of love and he doesn't expect to make any money from it.
The man in the movie was a lady killer who broke many women`s hearts before he left them.
He is a lady`s man who always seems to have a lot of women interested in him.
He has been laid up for a few days because of a cold.
He is a lame duck president so it is difficult for him to get things accomplished.
He always manages to land on his feet no matter how difficult the situation is.
The dog lapped up the milk that his master had given him.
He lapped up the praise that his boss gave him for the recently completed project.
He suddenly lashed out and hit the man who was sitting beside him.
They were walking along the beach when she suddenly lashed out in anger at her boyfriend.
Last but not least he came up to the front of the class to receive his report card.
The fourth time he came late was the last straw and we finally fired him.
She always expects to have the last word when she and her husband go to the store to buy something important.
He laughed off the attempt of his boss to tell him that he should try and come to work on time.
He was told by the police never to lay a finger on his wife again.
Although he was supposed to be a good magician, his performance was terrible and it laid an egg with the audience.
They are trying to lay away some money for their holiday next year.
He decided to buy the television set on the department store`s layaway plan.
The new management plans to lay down the law to the workers regarding long lunch breaks.
I have never laid eyes on a more beautiful dog in my life.
If I can lay my hands on a slide projector I will show you the pictures of my trip tonight.
He said that if he ever lays hands on the person who stole his car he will take him directly to the police.
If I can lay hold of a car this weekend we can go for a drive.
They are trying to lay in as much food as possible before winter comes.
He laid into the steak as soon as the waiter brought it to his table.
As soon as I came into work this morning she laid (lit) into me about my poor sales performance last month.
The librarian finally had to lay it on the line and told everyone not to bring drinks into the library.
He really began to lay it on thick when he met me at the party.
He decided to lay low for awhile until his friend forgot that he had damaged his car.
Six hundred workers at the automobile factory were recently laid off.
The players were told by the coach to lay off teasing the new player so that he could relax before the game.
I was told by my doctor to lay off smoking or I would be very sick in the future.
He decided to lay his cards on the table and tell his boss about the job offer from the other company.
He will have to lay out a lot of money for his new apartment.
They will lay out their plan for the new building at the next meeting.
We were told that we will have to lay over in London for nine hours before we go on to Kenya.
They have been trying to lay to rest the rumors about the financial problems in the company.
The weather was getting cold so they decided to lay up their boat for the winter.
They are trying to lay up some canned fruit for the winter.
The army troops laid waste to the enemy territory.
He says that he has been leading a dog`s life since he started his new job.
He led the investigators on a merry chase before they finally arrested him.
He isn`t very aggressive and always lets his boss lead him by the nose.
The golfer was the first to lead off in the tournament.
I think he was leading me on when he told me about the new job.
I had to lead the way because nobody else knew where the new office was located.
The gang decided to lean on the small shop owner to get him to sell his property.
He is a new employee and is still learning the ropes.
The way that the company fired the workers left a bad taste in everyone`s mouth.
Please leave me alone so I can finish this essay.
I left my coat behind in the restaurant.
Whether or not they will be leaving next year was left hanging in the air at the end of the meeting.
He left me holding the bag when he ran away from the accident.
He left me in the lurch when he didn`t come over to help me although he had promised to earlier in the day.
The police left no stone unturned when they were looking for the little girl who was lost.
He told me about the accident but he left out some of the main points.
You should let well enough alone and be happy with your work schedule the way it is.
He gave her a left-handed compliment when he said that her dyed hair looked nice.
He was working as a leg man for the motion picture company.
She doesn`t have a leg to stand on as far as her excuses for not finishing her work goes.
He was forced to do all of the leg work preparing for the meeting because his assistant was sick.
I don`t have enough money to go to a movie let alone go on a holiday.
We need to let bygones be bygones and forget about our past differences.
He let down his parents when he failed the university entrance exams.
I will talk to her tomorrow and try and let her down easy about her not getting the promotion.
Everybody at the party let down their hair and had a good time.
She seems to be letting her appearance go since she lost her job.
Although I was angry at his remark I decided to let it go.
The company has decided to let go several hundred workers in order to become profitable again.
He let go of the rope and the suitcase fell from the bus.
He is always working hard and is not the type of person to let grass grow under his feet.
He really let the other man have it when they got into a fight on the bus.
She decided to let it all hang out and told her boss about the mistakes she had made with the new sales account.
You should let it lay and stop worrying about what she did to you last year.
He let it rip and set off from the shore in the motorboat.
They decided to let loose the injured bird that they had found in the park.
Let me know when you are ready to go to the movie.
The children let off many firecrackers during the festival.
He was very angry at first but he has let off a lot of steam and has calmed down now.
He let me off the hook and I didn`t have to stay after work and help clean the office.
Please don`t let on that you saw me at the movie last night.
He tried to let on that he didn`t want the job but actually he does.
I let out our dog this morning and he hasn`t come home yet.
They let out the details of the restructuring plan late last night so we haven`t had time to talk about them yet.
I had to go to the tailors to have them let out my sports jacket.
Everyone was let out from class early yesterday because of the bad weather.
We should forget about his recent problems at work and just let the whole matter ride.
You should let sleeping dogs lie and not worry about what she said to you last summer.
Don`t let the cat out of the bag about the surprise party for the boss.
I am not going to worry about whether or not the company will go broke or not. I will let the chips fall where they may.
The rain finally let up around noon so we were able to go back outside.
He was told by his doctor to let up on his work schedule or he will become sick in the future.
The President lay in state for three days after his death.
The police decided to lie in wait for the bank robbers to appear at the bank.
He is very angry at you so I think that you should lie low for a few days until he calms down.
He has been living the life of Riley since he retired from his job last year.
Although he is a nice person he will never lift a finger to help anyone else.
As soon as I told him about our summer holiday plans his face lit up and he started smiling.
Like father, like son the man said as he watched the boy playing baseball exactly like his father.
The news of his retirement hit me like a ton of bricks.
They were running like crazy but still they couldn`t catch up with their friend.
I had to run like hell this morning in order to catch the bus for work.
I worked like mad but I was unable to finish the project by noon as I had hoped.
He always criticizes his friend who always ignores it so it falls away like water off a duck`s back.
We were forced to line up in front of the movie theater for over one hour.
First he lined up the two pieces of wood before he nailed them together.
We were unable to line up a speaker for Sunday evening so we will cancel the meeting.
They paid lip service to the proposal but I don`t think that they really support it.
He broke his leg while skiing but little by little it is getting better.
He transferred to the headquarters branch but he is a little frog in a big pond and nobody knows him now.
Little pitchers have big ears she said when she saw her daughter standing at the door listening to her talking to her husband.
He is trying to live down his reputation of being a hard person to work for.
Her brother is an artist and has to live from hand to mouth because he has no money.
He has been living high off the hog since he won the money in the lottery.
He likes to live it up every weekend when he gets paid.
I dislike this job because I am often on a business trip and must live out of my suitcase.
He is trying very hard to live up to his reputation as a smart busnessman.
She said that her new boyfriend was the living end.
His new boss is really loaded.
If you try and prevent a flood after the rains have started it is like locking the barn door after the horse is stolen.
The candidate has already locked up the nomination to be a candidate for president in the next election.
He had a long face when he came into work this morning. What is the matter with him?
He is a long-haul trucker and is always out of town working.
He has decided to stay here for the long haul and will not return to his home country for awhile.
It was a long shot that he would get the job so he was very happy when he did get it.
She has been looking after her mother since her recent illness.
Even if you don`t like the present from the company you shouldn`t complain. Remember don`t look a gift horse in the mouth.
I told him not to be so naive and always look at the world through rose-colored glasses.
He always looks down his nose at the other members of his class.
She looks down on the activities and life of most small towns.
They are looking for John to become the next sales director of the company.
She has been looking for her credit card all morning but she can`t find it.
He`s been looking forward to the concert for a long time.
Could you please look in on the baby and see if she is sleeping.
They have been looking into the cause of the accident for many months.
He was looking like a million dollars when I saw him at the party last weekend.
He looked like the cat that ate the canary when he came in with a smile on his face.
There were over a hundred people who gathered to look on after the accident.
Look out! There is a large truck coming down the highway.
Could you please look out for any old Elvis Presley records that you may find.
Please look out for my sister when she stays with you this summer.
Please take some time to look over these documents before you sign them.
She is a wonderful nurse and spends a great deal of time looking to the needs of her patients.
He always looks to his mother for help when he has a problem.
I`ll look up their name in the telephone book.
When I was in New York I looked up my friend from university.
I always look up to the president of our company as someone I would like to be like.
He has been at loose ends since he lost his job.
She likes to lord it over the other members of the staff since she became a supervisor.
He lost face when his employees decided not to support him during the meeting.
The government has been losing ground in their fight against inflation.
She has begun to lose heart in her studies to learn the piano.
He seems to have lost his marbles and doesn`t make any sense at all.
I think he is going to lose his shirt on that new business venture.
The first time she went to New York City she lost her way.
He lost his temper when the child broke the dish.
He lost out on a chance to go to Mexico City because he was too busy with other things.
Don't lose sight of the main reason that you are planning to go on the business trip.
I lost touch with everyone who I worked with at my summer job.
I`ve lost track of many of my friends from high school.
He is a loudmouth and nobody at work likes him.
She loused up her job interview and has no chance at all now to get the job.
After the movie they drove to the local lover`s lane.
I met with him after the presentation and he gave me the lowdown on the new computer equipment.
He lucked out with the concert tickets and was able to get four of them.
You should thank your lucky star that you don`t have to go to work on a rainy day like today.
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