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Meaning of "take it easy"



 
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Meaning of "take it easy" #1 (permalink) Sat Oct 21, 2006 8:04 am   Meaning of "take it easy"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #56 "Chit Chat: In the Aeroplane", question 4

Mike: All you have to do is take it ......... and relax.

(a) back
(b) cool
(c) easy
(d) straight

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #56 "Chit Chat: In the Aeroplane", answer 4

Mike: All you have to do is take it easy and relax.

Correct answer: (c) easy

Your answer was: incorrect
Mike: All you have to do is take it back and relax.
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All you have to do is take it easy and relax. I don't know what does it mean? Please explain for me.
Thank you very much.

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Meaning of "take it easy" #2 (permalink) Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:51 am   Meaning of "take it easy"
 

Look through these links:

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Take_it_easy

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=take+it+easy&r=66
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Take it easy #3 (permalink) Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:09 am   Take it easy
 

Hi Dongy,

Take it easy simply means relax and do nothing. It's what you do when you have the day off and just want to stay home and not do any work.

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Meaning of "take it easy" #4 (permalink) Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:58 am   Meaning of "take it easy"
 

Piece of cake =teak it easy?
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Meaning of "take it easy" #5 (permalink) Tue Oct 24, 2006 16:02 pm   Meaning of "take it easy"
 

Hi TW

No, if something is a "piece of cake" that means it's "very easy to do."

"Take it easy" means "relax" (as Alan mentioned).

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