take lightly

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Definition of take lightly

: to not treat seriously My doctor took my concerns lightly, telling me not to worry too much. usually used in negative statements This is a serious problem that should not be taken lightly.

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“Take lightly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20lightly. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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