to be much more difficult to do than to talk about “Why don't you get yourself a job?” “That's easier said than done.”
be easier said than done (saying)jump to other results
to relax and stop worrying You can rest easy—I'm not going to tell anyone.
breathe/rest easyjump to other results
used to mean that someone does not care very much about money or possessions, especially if they spend it or lose something
easy come, easy go (saying)jump to other results
used to tell someone to do something, or move something, slowly and carefully
easy does it (informal)jump to other results
used to tell someone to treat a person in a gentle way and not to be too angry or severe Go easy on her—she's having a really hard time at the moment.
go easy on somebody (informal)jump to other results
used to tell someone not to use too much of something Go easy on the sugar.
go easy on/with something (informal)jump to other results
to be difficult for someone to do Talking about my problems doesn't come easy to me. Change has not come easy.
not come easy (to somebody)jump to other results
used as a command to soldiers who are already standing at ease to tell them that they can stand in an even more relaxed way
stand easyjump to other results
used to tell someone not to be worried or angry Take it easy! Don't panic.
take it easy (informal)jump to other results
to relax and avoid working too hard or doing too much The doctor told me to take it easy for a few weeks. I like to take things easy when I'm on vacation.
take it/things easyjump to other results