take the weight off (one's) legs

take the weight off (one's) legs

To lie or (especially) sit down, generally after being upright for a long period of time. We've been walking all over town today, so I think we're just going to head back to the hotel and take the weight off our legs for a while.
See also: leg, off, take, weight
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