take someone into camp
take it easy
Don’t hurry, proceed at a comfortable pace, relax. For example, Take it easy—we don’t have to be there till noon, or Bruce decided to take it easy this weekend and put off working on the house. [ Mid-1800s ]
- Take it from here
Also, take it from there. Continue from a certain point onwards, as in I’ve done what I could with correcting the blatant errors; you’ll have to take it from here. [ Mid-1900s ]
- Take it from me
Also, you can take it from me. Rest assured, believe me, as in You can take it from me, we’ve been working hard on it. This idiom was first recorded in 1622 in slightly different form, take it upon my word. The current form appeared in 1672.
- Take it in the ear
put it in your ear take it easy
- Take it or leave it
take it on the chin take it or leave it Accept or reject unconditionally, as in I’m asking $1,000 for this computer—take it or leave it. This term, used to indicate one’s final offer, was first recorded in 1576.