sign the lease

A "lease" is a legal document for renting a house, apartment, business space, car, etc. It's an agreement between the owner and the renter.

To show that you accept a legal agreement like a lease, you "sign" your name. This means that you write your name in a way that is specific to you.

So when you're going to rent some property, you have to "sign the lease".

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