Rest

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Definition

to rest: to lie down, to relax, to take it easy, to sleep
verb
I need to rest, I've been working all day and I am exhausted.

(I need some) rest: (I need) some relaxation, a break, a holiday, some leisure time
noun

(I'm going to play tennis for) the rest (of the day): (I'm going to play tennis for) the remainder, what's left of (of the day)
noun

(some are mine), the rest of them (are yours): (some are mine), the others, the remaining ones (are yours)

Examples

  • "England is pretty far away from the rest of Europe."
  • "That's where I want to live the rest of my life."
  • "Your role involves supervising all retail sales, and liaising with the rest of the sales department."
  • "Subject: RE: The first day of the rest of your life"
  • "Other times, I feel like I could travel for the rest of my life."
  • "The rest of the stuff downstairs was bullshit."
  • "I wonder if the rest of the staff's aware of this!"
  • "I need rest."
  • "Good luck with the rest of your shift, sucker!"
  • "I very much look forward to doing business with him as well as with the rest of the Delavigne team in the future."

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