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chill pill

n. Slang
Something that calms nerves or induces relaxation.
Idiom:
take a chill pill
To calm down; relax.
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chill pill

n
informal an imaginary medicinal pill with a calming, relaxing effect: take a chill pill.
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Translations

chill pill

n (esp US sl) → Beruhigungsmittel nt; take a chill pillreg dich ab (inf), → bleib mal locker (inf)
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