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lay emphasis on something

 and lay stress on something
to place emphasis on something; to emphasize something. When you present this explanation, lay emphasis on the matter of personal responsibility. I'm afraid I laid too much stress on the notion of good attendance. If you are really sick, stay home!
See also: lay, on

no stress

Inf. no problem; no bother. Don't worry, man, no stress. Relax. No stress. It doesn't bother me at all.
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stress out

Subject to or undergo extreme pressure or strain, as from working. For example, I badly need a vacation; I'm just plain stressed out from this job and its aggravations. The verb stress has meant "afflict with hardship" or "distress" since the 16th century, but the phrase stress out, alluding to psychological stress, dates only from the 1940s.
See also: out, stress

stress out

v. Slang
1. To subject something to extreme stress, as from working too much: The tight deadlines are stressing out everybody in the office. I might not be cut out for this job; the demanding schedule stresses me out. Don't stress yourself out trying to finish the project; I'll take care of it.
2. To undergo extreme stress, as from working too much: You're always stressing out about things that can't be changed.
See also: out, stress

no stress

interj. no problem; no bother. Relax. No stress. It doesn’t bother me at all.
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stress

1. in. to suffer annoyance; to experience stress. Clare finds that she is stressing more and more about little things.
2. tv. to annoy or bother someone. (see also stressed.) Don’t stress Willy! He’s had a hard day.

stressed

mod. upset; annoyed. Come on, man, don’t get stressed! It’s only a gag.
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