Idiom: take it easy
Meaning 1: To rest and relax meaning:
— It was hard to take it easy at the beach because my husband’s office kept calling him with various “emergencies.”
— I took it easy this weekend and caught up on sleep.
— Maybe we should take it easy after what happened at New Year's.
— Everything will be fine with our reservation. Just take it easy.
— Stop telling me to calm down! I will not take it easy until we've found my dog.
— You should take it easy for the next couple of days. Do not exercise at all for at least 72 hours or the stitches may come out.
— After an 18 hour flight, all we really want to do is to take it easy tonight. We can go out for dinner tomorrow.
— Alright, take it easy, man. I'll see you at work on Monday.
Meaning 2: To not become angry, agitated or upset about something
— Take it easy, please. This room is not great but the hotel manager is giving us a free upgrade to a suite tomorrow night for the rest of the week.
— This argument is escalating and disturbing other guests. Can you both please take it easy?
— A: What happened to your eye? B: I told a guy who was yelling at his girlfriend to take it easy and he punched me.
— Don't tell me to take it easy when you've spent our rent money on clothes!
— I think you need to take it easy or your son will become rebellious. Remember, we used to drink beer in high school too.
— People really need to take it easy during rush hour. There are so many raging mad drivers on the road these days.
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