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take it easy (2)

American English INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase take it easy (2)

Meaning

This is sometimes used to say good-bye, esp. by young people.

For example

  • "See you around, Zac."
    "Take it easy, Amy."

  • As my the school bus was leaving, I stuck my head out of the window and yelled, "Take it easy, guys!"

Variety

This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

He said "Take it easy, you guys!" as he was

a. arriving

b. relaxing

c. leaving

Contributor: Matt Errey