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Take it easy

Meaning/Usage: To relax; to stop working so hard; to calm down

Explanation: Usually used to calm someone down when they are too excited, or when you want to tell someone to relax because they are working too much.

"You're pushing yourself too hard.  Take it easy."
"Take it easy man.  You're putting too much pressure on yourself."
"I don't want to take it easy so stop telling me to take it easy."

A:  "Work has me working seventy hours a week."
B:  "You should take it easy.  You're going to get sick at this rate."
A:  "I wish I could, but I have deadlines to meet."

Other Common Sentences

"Relax a little.  You're overworked."
"Take a little break.  You need it."

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