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.


Nearby words

  1. takayasu's syndrome,
  2. take,
  3. take a back seat,
  4. take a bath,
  5. take a bow,
  6. take a chance,
  7. take a crack at,
  8. take a dim view of,
  9. take a fall,
  10. take a fancy to

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