go easy on someone

go easy on someone

If you tell someone to go easy on another person, you are telling them not to punish or treat that person severely. Note: In the first idiom below, ABC is pronounced `a b c', as if you are spelling it out. Go easy on her, Michael. She's having a hard time as it is.
See also: easy, on

go (or be) easy on someone

be less harsh on or critical of someone. informal
See also: easy, on