rest, repose; diversify; think over
(v.) = break off ; put + Posesivo + feet up ; give + Reflexivo + a break ; lie on + Posesivo + oars ; rest on + Posesivo + oars ; kick + Posesivo + feet up ; kick back ; get + a/some rest ; have + a/some rest ; take + a/some rest
Ex: During this period the compositors worked non-stop, breaking off only to eat, for the almost incredible period of fifty hours: two days and two nights without rest 'in an atmosphere that would poison a vulture'
Ex: Don't you think, Juan, that when the reference librarian or somebody from the circulation desk comes down to the staff room after a tough morning, they should be able to put their feet up and enjoy a smoke?
Ex: The article is entitled 'Give yourself a break; don't give the hacker one. Security breaches'
Ex: But that is no reason for lying on our oars and refusing to see that our service is full of absurdities and mistakes
Ex: While we can be proud of what we have achieved I believe resting on our oars is a sure recipe for failure
Ex: She quietly picked up her book and kicked her feet up on the porch of her new home
Ex: Whether your tastes differ from mine or not, just kick back, pour yourself a drink and stay right here a little while
Ex: His doctors have ordered him to get some rest
Ex: It is worth doing nothing and having a rest; in spite of all the difficulty
Ex: She said that on top of bronchitis, I was dealing with a virus that just did not want to go away and I needed to take a rest
---- * descansar de = take + a split from
. * descansar en = rely on/upon ; lean against
. * descansar la mente = relieve + mind
. * descansar las piernas = rest + Posesivo + legs
. * descansar los ojos = rest + Posesivo + eyes
. * descansar sobre = lean on/upon ; rest on/upon
. * descansar un día = have + a rest day ; take + a day off ; take + a rest day
. * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin in + Posesivo + grave
. * ¡que descanses bien! = sleep tight!
. * que en paz descanse = R.I.P. [rest in peace]
. * sin descansar = without (a) rest ; without a break
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