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Be easy

analogy; imperative
as an instruction, suggestion, or words of parting to another individual, conveying go in peace, stay cool, wishing well to another person upon separation.
 
It was good to see you this weekend. Be easy.
Etymology : From the 12th century 'at ease' meaning to be comfortable,to put at ease (not stressed, worrisome). Here this phrase works as a mild suggestion and words of comfort upon departure. Meaning is generalized from the immediate suggestion 'to relax' to more a suggestion of the way in which to structure one's lifestyle and world outlook.
Source : Conversation with college student October 2008.
Last modified: 28 November 2008


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