take mercy on

idiom

Definition of take mercy on

: to treat (someone) kindly The boss took mercy on us and let us go home early.

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“Take mercy on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20mercy%20on. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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