settle down to (something)

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settle down to (something)

To fully engage in an activity without any distractions or other tasks, typically after having performed another, more strenuous activity. When I'm working from home, I like to take a break from my projects and settle down to lunch for an hour to give my mind a rest.
See also: down, settle
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THANK God we can settle down to something a little more sedate after trying to sort out the Stewards' Cup at Goodwood last week.