Definition: to take a short break, to rest for a short time

Examples:

We’ve been working really hard this morning. Let’s take five, and then meet again at 11:00.

It’s been a rough day. You need to rest. Take five and go to Starbucks for some coffee.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, Bucharest, and Sofia for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.