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Take it easy   /teɪk ɪt ˈizi/   Listen
Take it easy

Settle into a comfortable sitting position.  Synonym: sit back.

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"Take it easy" Quotes from Famous Books

... out of the way, if only for a time. I did not tell him about the doctor. He sat up very late with me that night on the Lake House porch to give me a rubbing down, as he expressed it, as he might have admonished some favorite jockey before a sweepstake. "Take it easy, old man," he would say repeatedly, "and don't give things the bit before you're ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... "Take it easy," Scotty said. "We'd better rest a half hour or so. If we don't knock ourselves out, we can get ...
— The Wailing Octopus • Harold Leland Goodwin

... And it has sung once too often. It's unpopular in this hotel, that canary of yours. It's just got to rest a while. Take it easy. Sit quiet on its perch ...
— Christopher and Columbus • Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim

... I should say, five minutes; they seemed thirty; then there pealed upon the stillness an uproarious laugh mingled with oaths and curses, sounds of a plunge, a struggle, a groan, and old Dismukes calling "Come, boys, I've got him! Take it easy, take it easy, I've got him on the floor by the hair of ...
— The Cavalier • George Washington Cable

... "Take it easy now," advised Tom, approaching with care. "We've got room for you all. Ned, get back in the rowboat and bring that alongside—on the other side. We'll take you all ...
— Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters - or, Battling with Flames from the Air • Victor Appleton

... "Take it easy, little wonder," he answered, with a smile which made of his patronage a tribute. "I haven't got this far to crack in the last lap. I'm thinking out a pretty story for the Sunday Magazine; so no murders, please. ...
— Ambrotox and Limping Dick • Oliver Fleming

... boy, but take it easy; you've got over a dozen miles of it to the Cape and near fifty more up ...
— Dick in the Everglades • A. W. Dimock

... not have to exhaust ourselves in such a battle. Do they think that because God has shown His favor at Brooklyn, Saratoga, and sundry other places, He is in a way committed? Are they not disposed to take it easy and over-work the Creator? I can not resist the impression that they are praying too much and paying too little. I fear they are lying back and expecting God to send ravens to feed us and angels to make our boots and weave our blankets and clothing. He will ...
— In the Days of Poor Richard • Irving Bacheller

... softly. "It could mean letting people begin to think about getting rid of the Lobby, too. Well, I gotta help harvest the bracky. Take it easy on operating for a while, will ...
— Badge of Infamy • Lester del Rey

... just yet, Colonel," says I. "It ain't your turn," says I—"that's all. Sometimes," I says to him, "it's best to go a little slow at first and not make no foolish breaks. Let's just take it easy till we see which way the cat has jumped—we don't know ...
— The Man Next Door • Emerson Hough

... been. She had worn down very thin, and was like a shadow of the old lady I remembered in Oakland, California, and kind of sunk in around the eyes, and I don't believe Benny would have known her, had he risen from the grave; and, when anybody joked with her about it, and said: "Take it easy, Ma'am, you owe it to the battery to be keerful," she'd answer she had enlisted for the term of the war, and looked to peg out the ...
— Love, The Fiddler • Lloyd Osbourne

Words linked to "Take it easy" :   loosen up, relax, unbend, unwind, slow down, decompress

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