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English definition of “take the weight off your feet/legs”

take the weight off your feet/legs

If you take the weight off your feet/legs, you sit down, especially after standing or walking for a long time: You must be exhausted after all that shopping - why don't you take the weight off your feet!
(Definition of take the weight off your feet/legs from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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