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English definition of “go easy”

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go easy

informal
to not take or use too much of something: Go easy on/with the cream - I haven't had any yet. to treat someone in a gentle way and not criticize them or punish them: Go easy on the new students.
Translations of “go easy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 節省使用, 對…有節制, 溫和地對待…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节省使用, 对…有节制, 温和地对待…
(Definition of go easy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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