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To rest, relax or do nothing



to relax and stop being angry or nervous



to spend time relaxing

sit back

to relax and stop making the effort to do something



to spend a period of time relaxing or sleeping after doing something tiring



to rest and allow yourself to become calm

idle away

to spend time relaxing and doing nothing



to relax and enjoy yourself, doing no work

while away

to spend time in a relaxed way when you have nothing else to do

lounge around

to spend time relaxing or doing nothing when you should be doing something

wind down

to relax after a period of excitement or worry

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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