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Easy does it! Informal

Meaning: You can say "Easy does it!" when you want someone to do something more carefully or more slowly.

For example:

  • I was on the back of Suzie's motorbike and she was going really fast, so I said "Easy does it!"

  • Harry and John were carrying the sofa up the stairs, and we heard Harry yell "Easy does it!" ... and then they dropped it.

Quick Quiz:

I was riding in a taxi, and I said "Easy does it!" to the driver because
  1. we had arrived
  2. he was going too slow
  3. he was going too fast

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