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take a load off

Slang definitions & phrases for take a load off

take a load off

verb phrase

To sit down; rest; relax: He waved Vito into a chair, ''Take a load off. You take anything in your coffee?'' (1945+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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