rest

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 [ˈrɛst]


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rest

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [quick, short, brief, long, lengthy] rest
  2. a [welcome, well-earned, necessary] rest
  3. a [two-week, three-day, five-minute] rest
  4. [head, arm, leg, shoulder] rests
  5. (really) need a rest
  6. (really) need to take a rest
  7. could really [do with, use] rest
  8. need to rest my [legs, head, arms]
  9. the doctor [advised, told] me to get some rest
  10. [had, took] a [short, little] rest
  11. took a rest before [continuing, finishing, resuming]
  12. you can [finish, eat, take] the rest
  13. and all the rest (of it)
  14. the rest was [easy, straightforward, tough]
  15. and the rest is history
  16. took the rest of the [morning, day] off
  17. the rest of the [day, cake, money]
  18. the rest of the [country, team, workers]
  19. but all the rest are going!
  20. the rest of us had to [wait, apply, finish]
  21. the [racket, noise, music] blared without rest
  22. the [ball, car, wind] came to a rest
  23. the [actress, singer, president] was laid to rest
  24. billiards: the player [used, placed, positioned] the rest
v
  1. resting [in bed, on the sofa]
  2. rest and [relax, sleep recuperate, recover]
  3. rest for [a little while, an hour]
  4. [should, need, have] to rest
  5. [told, advised] him to rest
  6. (not) stop to rest
  7. let her rest
  8. rest in the [shade, sun]
  9. rest in peace
  10. [don't, no time to] rest on your laurels
  11. rest assured (that)
  12. (was) resting against [the wall, a tree]
  13. rest up for a [long day, big day, big race, final exam]
  14. rest up after a [long day]
  15. rest (up) as much as possible
  16. rested his [feet, aching body, legs]
  17. rest your [weary, tired] head
  18. rested her [head, cheek, forehead] on his [shoulder, lap]
  19. [gently, suddenly, suggestively] rested his hand on
  20. the [decision, outcome] rests on [you, your shoulders]
  21. the [prosecution, defense] rests (its case)
  22. I rest my case
  23. let the [matter, issue] rest
  24. the [killings, robberies] never rest
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