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take things easy

Slang definitions & phrases for take things easy

take things easy

verb phrase

To relax and make slow or little progress, esp to recover and recuperate: take things easy now you are sick/ taking things easy in retirement

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Thus our innate desire to take things easy is a real incentive to progress.

  • This summer, take things easy, the captain was saying, with indulgence.

    Cursed George Allan England
  • My advice to the nervous person who goes to the mountains is to be out of doors all the time he can, but to take things easy.

    How to Eat Thomas Clark Hinkle
  • In truth, he was one of those who are said to take things easy.

    Englefield Grange H. B. Paull
  • You can't do better than take things easy, and see the place.

    The Iron Pirate Max Pemberton
  • I am running about all day long, and being instructed meantime to lie down, and take things easy!

    Lady Cassandra Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  • As for me, Id rather stretch out in the camp and take things easy.

    The Campers Out Edward S. Ellis
  • Yes, because it shows that theyve got to the end of their run, and mean to take things easy for a spell.

  • When you hit a place where everybody seems to take things easy, why be in a hurry?

    Bobby Blake on a Plantation Frank A. Warner
  • He said he would not send me to hospital, but that I must go down to the dump, and take things easy for a few days.

    Tell England Ernest Raymond

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