take it out on
phrasal to expend anger, vexation, or frustration in harassment of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take it out on — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be unpleasant or unkind to (someone) because you are angry or upset; get rid of upset feelings by being mean to. Often used with the name of the feeling instead of it. * /The teacher was angry and took it out on the class …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take it out on — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be unpleasant or unkind to (someone) because you are angry or upset; get rid of upset feelings by being mean to. Often used with the name of the feeling instead of it. * /The teacher was angry and took it out on the class …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • take it easy — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. or[go easy] or[take things easy] To go or act slowly, carefully, and gently. Often used with on . * /Take it easy. The roads are icy./ * / Go easy, said Billy to the other boys carrying the table down the stairs./ * /… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take it easy — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. or[go easy] or[take things easy] To go or act slowly, carefully, and gently. Often used with on . * /Take it easy. The roads are icy./ * / Go easy, said Billy to the other boys carrying the table down the stairs./ * /… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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