easy does it

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Easy does it definition


  1. phr.
    Calm down.; Relax. : Easy does it! Relax and go slow!
  2. phr.
    Be gentle.; Handle with care. : Easy does it. Two people can handle this heavy old thing if they go slow.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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easy does it

Go carefully, don't hurry, as in That chest is heavy, so easy does it. [1920s] Also see go easy.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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