take the pressure off

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Definition of take the pressure off

: to reduce the amount of stress felt by Hiring more teachers would help take the pressure off our staff.

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“Take the pressure off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20pressure%20off. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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