take five

take five
take five
Sl. to take a five-minute rest period; to take a short break. •

Okay, everybody. Take five!

Hey, Bob. I'm tired. Can we take five?

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{v. phr.} To take a five-minute break during some work or theatrical rehearsal. * /"All right, everyone," the director cried. "Let's take five."/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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