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Definition of take five

take five

verb

  • to rest or take a break for a short amount of time. Though the term's name suggests five minutes, "taking five" does not always imply that the break is exactly five minutes long.
                                                                                                         

    Citation from "Weekends At Mort's", Bob's Burgers (TV), Season 1 Episode 11 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                             

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Of Ice and Men", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

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Definitions include: "Chill, don't worry about it."
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Definitions include: "Both people involved in a bad situation are to be blamed."
Definitions include: to beat severely, or defeat severely.
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Definitions include: the result of someone taking the piss.
Definitions include: to rob or extort.
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Definitions include: to defecate.

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