: vocabulary for relaxationRevision
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- (informal) to relax; don't get stressed, i.e.- Oh, no, I've got so much work to do.- Hey, take the weekend off, chill out. rush and tear
- (pronunciation: 'tear' to rhyme with 'air')
(informal) hurrying; going too fast
in life, i.e.
peace and quiet
- There's too much rush and tear in moden life; we need to relax more.
- a peaceful, quiet environment, i.e.
stress / stressed (out) / stressful (adjective)
- Julie's looking after the children for a couple of hours so I can have some peace and quiet.
- mental / emotional strain, i.e.
take a break - take a short holiday or stop what you're doing to rest / relax, i.e.
- She has a lot of stress with her job right now.
- He's stressed / stressed out because of his exams.
- The company might close down. It's very stressful for everyone.
take it easy
- Let's take a break this weekend and go to Paris.
- Okay, we'll take a break now. Class starts again in twenty minutes.
- relax, don't get stressed, i.e.- Come on, we must hurry, the train goes in half an hour.- Take it easy, we've got plenty of time to get to the station.