rest from

rest from (doing) (something)

To stop doing some activity in order to recover one's physical or mental energy. We decided to rest from painting the house and have a cold drink in the shade. Why don't you come downstairs and rest from studying for a while.
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rest from something

to take it easy and recover from something. I need to take a few minutes and rest from all that exertion. When you have rested from your running, please come in here and help me.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Further, once installed and locked down, the main rest housing can't move vertically or horizontally, preventing the rest from being accidentally bumped out of tune.
3 The Acculaunch Fall-Away rest from Fuse is the perfect blend between an easy-to-use prong-style rest and a drop-away rest.
The Vanish ($130), a new drop-away rest from Octane Accessories, will look awesome on any bow.
This may require complete rest from exercise for a few days or possibly cross training with a different sport.
One solution to the problem is found in a patented steady rest called the Auto Rest from Arobotech Systems Inc, Madison Hts, MI.
So, short of a broken activation cable, there isn't much to preclude the rest from falling.
The popular Dropzone fall-away arrow rest from Trophy Ridge has been improved, and a more economical version of the rest is also available for 2004.
I called Craig Yehle, a bright young engineer at BowTech, after I ran across the new Tripwire rest from Octane.
Like other such rests, an arrow can be threaded tip-first into the rest from the back.
No moving parts to wear out or to make noise and no cords to worry about, separate this rest from all others on the market.
With standard rests of yesterday your arrow essentially contacted the rest from tip to nock.
The Ripcord fall away rest has a slick containment arm and the Ultimate fall away rest from Vital Bow Gear has a nifty arrow clip that holds the arrow, then the rest arm comes up and the clip unlocks the arrow as you draw.