take a break
Interrupt one's activity briefly, as in We've been working for two hours; let's take a break. Also see take five.
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unwind, recline, interrupt, hesitate, waver, shake, adjourn, terminate, dissolve, soften, calm, breathe, relax, lean, suspend, halt, deliberate, drop, discontinue, rest
- takayasu's syndrome,
- take a back seat,
- take a bath,
- take a bow,
- take a chance,
- take a crack at,
- take a dim view of,
- take a fall,
- take a fancy to
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