take it easy

by | Last updated May 21, 2019 | Expressions | 2 comments

take it easy

by | Last updated May 21, 2019 | Expressions | 2 comments

This sentence contains the expression "take it easy". Do you know this idiom? How much of the sentence can you understand?

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Language: B2 (Upper-Intermediate)  //  Accent: English (RP)

Photo by Rob Mulally on Unsplash

This sentence contains the expression "take it easy". Do you know this idiom? How much of the sentence can you understand?

 

Listen as many times as you need to, then check your understanding and practise using the new language.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

 

Language: B2 (Upper-Intermediate)  //  Accent: English (RP)

 

Photo by Rob Mulally on Unsplash

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It’s hectic week, to easy this .
It’s a very hectic week, I’m going to it easy this .

About the sentence

take it easy

'Take it easy' is an informal way of saying 'relax'. e.g. "You've been working so hard, it will be nice for you to take it easy for a bit".

In other situations, 'take it easy' can mean 'calm down' or 'stay calm'. e.g. "Hey, take it easy. I'm sure he didn't mean to insult you".

'Take it easy' can also be used as a way of saying goodbye. e.g. "Thanks for having us over. Take it easy!".


'Hectic' = stressful or busy. e.g. "I doubt I'll have time to chat later on - I've got a very hectic schedule today".

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  • When was the last time you decided to take it easy? What did you do to relax?

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