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    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of the expression "peace it"

    I looked it up in Urban Dictionary but i could get it at all.

    What could it mean?

    Thanks a lot.
    Last edited by maiabulela; 14-Mar-2011 at 17:34.

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    Peace or Peace be with you, or Peace, brother (or sister) are all common expressions for greeting, but Peace It sounds new.

    This seems more like an order or command - a wish for you to go on your way and make peace wherever you happen to go.

    I like it!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    Peace or Peace be with you, or Peace, brother (or sister) are all common expressions for greeting, but Peace It sounds new.

    This seems more like an order or command - a wish for you to go on your way and make peace wherever you happen to go.

    I like it!!
    Can it mean like "relax" "dont take it so hard" or something like that?

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Can it mean like "relax" "dont take it so hard" or something like that?

    Thanks.
    I had never heard it so I looked it up in the urban dictionary, it's true that their definition is not very helpful but I would understand it as, "to leave a difficult or dangerous situation/location".

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    Just saying, "Peace" would be a message to take it easy, live in peace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Can it mean like "relax" "dont take it so hard" or something like that?

    Thanks.
    Tha sounds logical, but the definition in UrbanDictionary does suggest a different meaning, as Bhaisahab says. It's something I haven't heard before.

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