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Meaning of "go easy on" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GO EASY ON

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WHAT DOES GO EASY ON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of go easy on in the English dictionary

The definition of go easy on in the dictionary is to use in moderation. Other definition of go easy on is to treat leniently.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GO EASY ON

go critical
go crook
go crook at
go dark
go down
go down like a lead balloon
go down on
go down the wrong way
go downhill
go Dutch
go far
go figure
go fly a kite
go for
go for a burton
go for broke
go for it
go for the doctor
go for the jugular
go for your life

WORDS THAT END LIKE GO EASY ON

a shoulder to cry on
be dirty on
carry on
do the dirty on
have a derry on
have pity on
heavy on
lay on
play on
put money on
try on

Synonyms and antonyms of go easy on in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «go easy on» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GO EASY ON

Find out the translation of go easy on to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of go easy on from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «go easy on» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

去容易对
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ir fácil en
570 millions of speakers

English

go easy on
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आसान पर जाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الذهاب من السهل على
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

легко перейти на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vá com calma
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহজে যান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

allez-y doucement sur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pergi mudah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schonen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

簡単に上に行く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쉽게 갈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bukak gampang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi dễ dàng trên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிதில் போகலாம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोपे जा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kolaylaşmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

andarci piano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

go łatwo na
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

легко перейти на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

du-te ușor pe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάει εύκολα σε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gaan maklik op
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå lätt på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå lett på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of go easy on

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GO EASY ON»

The term «go easy on» is very widely used and occupies the 7.809 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GO EASY ON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about go easy on

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QUOTES WITH «GO EASY ON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word go easy on.
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Christian McKay
It's more difficult playing a real-life person than a fictional character - you can go easy on yourself with a fictional character.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GO EASY ON»

Discover the use of go easy on in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to go easy on and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Go Easy on Energy
A young boy named Tyler helps to introduce readers to the use of energy, how some energy may harm the environment, and ways that children can help save energy.
Lisa Bullard, 2011
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Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
Related vocabulary go down in history at history, make history at history go easy on sb to treat someone in a gentle way ♢ The movie goes easy on her, but in real life she behaved like a tyrant. usage: often said about someone who does not ...
Paul Heacock, 2003
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
[Originally US.] go easy on (someone or something) (in/) 1 not to make things difficult for (someone): Go easy on her — she's very young. 2 not to use too much of (something): Go easy on the wine — there isn't much left. take it easy 1 not ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
2. harxhoj (perdor) me nikoqirllek (me kursim) □ Most dentists recommend that children go easy on candy. □ You can have yourself another slice of bread but go easy with the butter, young man, or there will be none left. go far 1. mjafton, arrin ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
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Chambers Idioms
go easy on (someone or something) (inf) 1 not to make things difficult for ( someone): Go easy on her — she's very young. 2 not to use too much of ( something): Go easy on the wine — there isn't much left. take it easy 1 not to work etc hard or ...
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American Slang: Cultural Language Guide to Living in the USA
Go easy on: 1) deal leniently with someone. Go easy on that poor kid. 2) consume food carefully. Go easy on the potatoes. On easy street: in a state of wealth; having a good life. He's been on easy street ever since he made those real estate ...
Joseph Melillo, Edward M. Melillo, 2004
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A Collection of Confusible Phrases
be mastered without much exertion: She has a natural lurch for learning, and it comes easy to her. go easy on someone - (coll) be lenient with a person; not treat smb. too harshly: Go easy on Ben: he's only very young and he tries hard.
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
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Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Polish with CD-ROM: ...
D nie przemeczac' sie, oszczedzac' sie 2 go easy on sb informal to treat someone in a gentle way and not be so strict: Go easy on the boy — he's only young. D byc' wyrozumialym lub lagodnym dla kogos' 3 go easy on sth informal to not eat ...
Cambridge University Press, 2011
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3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2003-2004
Go easy on life and hard on your thinking. Go easy on others and hard on their thinking. Go easy on yourself and hard on your thoughts. Go easy on your abilities and hard on your philosophy. Go easy on yourself and hard on your choices and ...
Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, 2012
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Prevention's Healing with Vitamins: The Most Effective ...
... doctors also recommend supplements. "I recommend taking one or two 500- milligram supplements a day, depending on the severity of the case," says Dr. Zunka. Lysine supplements are available in health food stores. Go easy on arginine.
Alice Feinstein, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GO EASY ON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term go easy on is used in the context of the following news items.
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Panel wants govt to go easy on public servants disclosing assets
In a hint that millions of public servants may not have to go public with their assets and liabilities, the head of a parliamentary panel examining ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
2
Education roundup: summer melt, Common Core
QUIZ TIME: I'll go easy on you again this week. Since this has been in the news so often lately, let's talk about the reauthorization of ESEA that ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
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11 Things That Are Clogging Your Pores
It's loaded with even more oils, creating a film atop your face. Scrub-a-dub-dub. 9. Night Cream During the summer, go easy on the thick salves. «East Peoria Times-Courier, Jul 15»
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Celtic boss Ronny Deila urges SFA disciplinary panel to go softly …
Ronny Deila is hoping the SFA's disciplinary panel go easy on Nadir Ciftci next week when the Turk hears his fate for his part in the clash with ... «Glasgow Evening Times, Jul 15»
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I am not poor!
... Ababu Namwamba,who had accused Arama of receiving a bribe from former Defence PS Mutea Iringo to go easy on a corruption probe. «K24 TV, Jul 15»
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6000 calories! What a Tour de France rider eats in just one day
EB: “The bread Kim makes is almost completely gluten free to go easy on the riders' guts. Over the course of the Tour's three weeks, the riders ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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New puppy in town faces harsh roommate interview from a bunch of …
Perhaps they'll go easy on her since she's the only girl. (Cats with ginger fur are almost always male, just like Calico and Tortoiseshell cats are ... «RocketNews24, Jul 15»
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Editorial: Tennis wrong to go easy on bad boys
Editorial: Tennis wrong to go easy on bad boys. 5:00 AM Saturday Jul 11, 2015 Add a comment. Save. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0. Google+ 0. Email; Print. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Preds Development Camp: Day 4
... scrimmage Saturday morning at Ford Ice Center to conclude Development Camp, don't expect to see anyone go easy on the competition. «The Official Site of the Nashville Predators, Jul 15»
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Auditors stay tough on brewer Sabeco amid $181mln tax evasion …
The state audit office told the press on Friday that the scheme was made possible by legal loopholes and that it would not go easy on the ... «Thanh Nien Daily, Jul 15»

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