easy-going


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eas·y·go·ing

also eas·y-go·ing  (ē′zē-gō′ĭng)
adj.
1.
a. Living without undue worry or concern; calm.
b. Lax or negligent; careless.
c. Relaxed or informal in attitude or standards: an easygoing teacher who allowed extra time for assignments.
2. Not rigorous, demanding, or stressful: an easygoing life as a part-time consultant.
3. Leisurely; unhurried: an easygoing pace.

easy-going

(ˌiːzɪˈɡəʊɪŋ)
adj
1. relaxed in manner or attitude; inclined to be excessively tolerant
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) moving at a comfortable pace: an easy-going horse.
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easy-going

[ˈiːzɪˈgəʊɪŋ] ADJ [person] → acomodadizo; [attitude] → de trato fácil, relajado
she's very easy-going and gets on well with everybodyes una persona de trato fácil y se lleva bien con todos

easy-going

[ˌiːzɪˈgəuɪŋ] adj (person) → accomodante; (attitude) → tollerante

ease

(iːz) noun
1. freedom from pain or from worry or hard work. a lifetime of ease.
2. freedom from difficulty. He passed his exam with ease.
3. naturalness. ease of manner.
verb
1. to free from pain, trouble or anxiety. A hot bath eased his tired limbs.
2. (often with off) to make or become less strong, less severe, less fast etc. The pain has eased (off); The driver eased off as he approached the town.
3. to move (something heavy or awkward) gently or gradually in or out of position. They eased the wardrobe carefully up the narrow staircase.
ˈeasily adverb
1. without difficulty. She won the race easily.
2. by far. This is easily the best book I've read this year.
3. very probably. It may easily rain tomorrow.
ˈeasiness noun
ˈeasy adjective
1. not difficult. This is an easy job (to do).
2. free from pain, trouble, anxiety etc. He had an easy day at the office.
3. friendly. an easy manner/smile.
4. relaxed; leisurely. The farmer walked with an easy stride.
interjection
a command to go or act gently. Easy! You'll fall if you run too fast.
easy chair
a chair that is soft and comfortable, eg an armchair.
ˌeasy-ˈgoing adjective
not inclined to worry.
at ease
free from anxiety or embarrassment. He is completely at ease among strangers.
easier said than done
more difficult than it at first seems. Getting seats for the theatre is easier said than done.
go easy on
to be careful with. Go easy on the wine – there won't be enough for the rest of the guests.
stand at ease
(eg soldiers) to stand with legs apart and hands clasped behind the back.
take it easy
not to work etc hard or energetically; to avoid using much effort. The doctor told him to take it easy.
take one's ease
to make oneself comfortable; to relax. There he was – taking his ease in his father's chair!

easy-going

مُرْتاحُ البال tolerantní rolig gelassen ανέμελος de trato fácil, sin complicaciones rento facile à vivre opušten accomodante ゆったりとした 느긋한 relaxed avslappet wyluzowany descontraído, sossegado беззаботный lättsam อย่างง่ายๆ อย่างสบายๆ uysal dễ tính 不慌不忙的
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But whatever he thinks to be his duty, that he'll do, in season or out of season; and, of course, he makes many enemies, not only among the absolutely vicious, but among the easy-going, who hate being bothered.
There was an easy-going air about it, and a sunny spaciousness which invited the mind to day-dreaming.
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You would become a commonplace, easy-going young animal of a British soldier, for the sake of the affection of a good-looking, well-bred, commonplace British young woman.
You are too easy-going, or cowardly, or both, for that.
I have fallen into the habits of the peasants; I have assumed their dress, their ways of talking, their gait, their easy-going negligence, their utter indifference to appearances.
The roads of his soul lie clear, and he and his friends shall find easy-going.