take it easy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v take it easy settle into a comfortable sitting position
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Quotations

  • Al Batt
    Al Batt
    “It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.”
  • Elizabeth C. Dunn
    Elizabeth C. Dunn
    “Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “There are always two choices. Two paths to take. One is easy. And its only reward is that it's easy.”
  • M. Grundler
    M. Grundler
    “It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.”
  • Jessamyn West
    Jessamyn West
    “It's very easy to forgive others their mistakes, it takes more gut and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.”
  • Alice Meynell
    Alice Meynell
    “It is easy to replace man, and it will take no great time, when Nature has lapsed, to replace Nature.”

Usage

In literature:

We had to make her take it, and it wasn't no easy job.
"The Devil's Own" by Randall Parrish
Just take it easy, and in due time, I think, we'll be given our papers and allowed to go to the front.
"The Moving Picture Boys on the War Front" by Victor Appleton
It's quite easy to get to, and it won't take long.
"The Mysterious Shin Shira" by George Edward Farrow
Take it easy and we'll see.
"Warlord of Kor" by Terry Gene Carr
Le Grande said if I didn't take it some one else would; and it was an easy way to earn a trifle.
"Medoline Selwyn's Work" by Mrs. J. J. Colter
Until then, we might as well take it easy.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
No gent will ever realize how easy it is to direct a people's sentiment ontil he take a whirl at the game.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)" by Various
If he did not take it, so easy a one might not occur again.
"The Second Latchkey" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
If it is a nest it will be easy, for you can be sure the bird will come back there and can adjust your camera to take in the entire nest.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
But take it easy now; try another cigar.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
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In poetry:

Take me by the hand;
it's so easy for you, Angel,
for you are the road
even while being immobile.
"Music" by Rainer Maria Rilke
On, out in the West where the riders are ready,
They sing an old song and they tell an old tale,
And its moral is plain: Take it easy, go steady,
While riding a horse on the Malibu Trail.
"Roll A Rock Down" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Well, it’s no use complaining, I’ll never say die,
Though the days of fast shearing for me have gone by;
I’ll take the world easy, shear slowly and clean,
And I merely have told you just what I have been.
"One of the Has-beens" by Anonymous Oceania
Sleep, like a bunco artist, rubbed it in,
Sold me his ten-cent oil stocks, though he knew
It was a Kosher trick to take the tin
When I was such an easy thing to do;
For any centenarian can see
To ring a bull's-eye when he shoots at me.
"The Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum" by Wallace Irwin
"Why don't you take it easy? You are working much too hard!
In the shafts you'll die one day, if you're not upon your guard!
Have pity on your friends: work seems to you delectable,
But believe me such a cart—excuse me—'s not respectable!"
"The Donkey In The Cart To The Horse In The Carriage" by George MacDonald
"We're taking it mighty easy, but that is nothing strange,
For up to the age of thirty we spend our years like Change;
But creeping up towards the forties, as fast as the old years fill,
And Time steps in for payment, we seem to change a bill."
"At A Meeting Of Friends" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Loeb will take it easy .
Don't expect Hawks to take it easy on each other in Olympics.
Take it easy , Lions fans, it's only the preseason.
Ibanez won't take it easy any time soon.
Washington Helps Nets Take It Easy .
These are not take-it-easy times for the singer-songwriter.
(If they do pay, take it easy on.
Doctor Brian Reynolds at Sparrow Hospital recommends everyone take it easy Sunday when the heat index is expected to be around 100 degrees.
Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Shinn taking it easy at home after suffering a heart attack.
Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Shinn taking it easy at home after suffering a heart attack .
Hall takes it easy with latest honoree .
It's easy not to take Joe Einhorn seriously at first.
Take it easy on the mailbox .
Take it from me, it's very easy to make mistakes given these circumstances.
Leaving Kentucky wasn't easy, but when an internship opportunity arose at the law firm that provided legal services for the 2012 Olympics, Jessica Carnright had to take it.
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In science:

It is easy to check that the Wilson loops lie in this algebra, taking the trace in any finite-dimensional representation of G.
Knots and Quantum Gravity: Progress and Prospects
It is easy to see that we can take b independent of c and t.
Generalized Bergmann Metrics and Invariance of Plurigenera
For example, taking in equation (21) α1 = 0, α2 , it is quite easy to obtain that in this case chaos synchronization is not realizable by nonreplica approach.
A simple method of chaos control
It is standard practice in the analysis of discrete power to hypothesize that the null distribution is uniform, since it is easy to explain the deviation in this case. In this paper, we take a different approach, and assume that the hypothesized distribution is “zig-zag,” and we argue why shortly.
Simulated Power of Some Discrete Goodness-of-Fit Test Statistics For Testing the Null Hypothesis of a Zig-Zag Distribution
But it is easy to see that the latter is impossible because the flat morphism h : T ′ → T takes t′′ to a strict generalization of t = h(t′ ).
Pr\"ufer algebraic spaces
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