take it easy

Idioms & Phrases

take it easy

Don't hurry, proceed at a comfortable pace, relax. For example, Take it easywe 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]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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