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English definition of “go easy”

go easy

informal
to not take or use too much of something: Go easy on/with the cream - I haven't had any yet.Self-control and moderation to treat someone in a gentle way and not criticize them or punish them: Go easy on the new students.Lenient and merciful
(Definition of go easy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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