One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Bring someone relief from anxiety.
- ‘It would certainly take a load off the actor's mind that he/she may have lost Oscar because he wasn't funny enough or couldn't reach that high C, or been able to emote enough to bring out the tears.’
- ‘In the meantime, pop in your favorite movie and take a load off your mind, because you deserve it.’
- ‘Knowing that all of my reminders are safe and can be checked easily from one place definitely takes a load off my mind.’
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