go easy on
Definition of go easy on
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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move on a course : proceed — compare stop
: to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied : leave, depart
: to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure
: the act or manner of going
: the height of fashion : rage
: an often unexpected turn of affairs : occurrence
: functioning properly : being in good and ready condition
: a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board
: causing or involving little difficulty or discomfort
: requiring or indicating little effort, thought, or reflection
: not severe : lenient
: without undue speed or excitement
: without worry or care
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