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take a (or the) load off one's feet

Definition of take a or the load off one's feet in English:

Sit or lie down.
Example sentences
  • Doing so will take a load off your feet, and prevent your brain from becoming clogged, cluttered or crashing like your hapless personal computer.
  • Jo pointed towards the screen door, ‘Come into the sun room. You can sit in my comfortable rockers and take a load off your feet.’
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