go easy on

Definition of go easy on

informal

  1. 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. 2 :  to use less of (something) My doctor said to go easy on fatty foods.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  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

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  1. :  causing or involving little difficulty or discomfort

    :  requiring or indicating little effort, thought, or reflection

    :  not severe :  lenient

  1. :  easily

    :  without undue speed or excitement

    :  without worry or care


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