Meaning of “go easy” in the English Dictionary

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"go easy" in British English

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go easy


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.

(Definition of “go easy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)