go easy on

idiom

Definition of go easy on

informal
1 : to treat (someone) in a way that is not harsh or demanding The students might respond better if the teacher went (a little) easy on them.
2 : to use less of (something) My doctor said to go easy on fatty foods.

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“Go easy on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20easy%20on. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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