take it easy


Don't hurry, proceed at a comfortable pace, relax. For example, Take it easy—we don't have to be there till noon, or Bruce decided to take it easy this weekend and put off working on the house. [Mid-1800s]

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Example sentences from the Web for take it easy

  • Take-it-easy and Live-long are first cousins, they say, and the more's the pity.