take a load off (one's feet)


chiefly US, informal
: to sit down and relax
You look tired. Come in and take a load off.

Examples of take a load off (one's feet) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tucked into the heart of Austin’s SXSW excitement, take a load off (literally), at ~Pourri’s 5-star VIP bathroom experience. Matt Tighe, Rolling Stone, 7 Mar. 2024 Gallerygoers who come to take a load off may be surprised to find the eccentric objects curiously forgettable; what sticks with you instead is the mood of grim, compulsory whimsy. The New Yorker, 19 Jan. 2024 So, take a load off, and let our recommendations give you the freshest and cleanest laundry experience imaginable. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 1 Jan. 2024 Songmics Storage Ottoman Bench Having a place to sit before walking out the door or to take a load off when entering your home is an underrated luxury. Gabriela Izquierdo, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Oct. 2023 But the indulgent Osea Vagus Nerve Bath Oil really does take a load off. Liana Schaffner, Allure, 21 Sep. 2023 It's intended for chair-less humans who want to take a load off without bending down to sit. Patrick Morgan, Discover Magazine, 7 Apr. 2011 From 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, take a load off and enjoy house wines for only $6. San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Oct. 2022 Adalberto Mondesí will help take a load off both Arroyo and Hernández, but the return of a healthy Story is important for this team to be truly competitive. Julian McWilliams, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Feb. 2023

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“Take a load off (one's feet).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20load%20off%20%28one%27s%20feet%29. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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