give (something) a rest

idiom

Definition of give (something) a rest

informal
: to stop doing or using (something) Hey, give the TV remote a rest and go outside to play!

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“Give (something) a rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28something%29%20a%20rest. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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