A Change is as Good as a Rest

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What is the meaning “a change is as good as a rest” and how it is used in sentences?

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A change is as good as a rest” means that change in your work is also as beneficial and good as taking some rest. It also proves restorative and rejuvenating.

The origin “a change is as good as a rest” seems to have appeared during the Victorian era published in a magazine, Christian Gleaner and Domestic Magazine as back as in 1825. It goes as; “Change of work is as good as play.” It may have originated in response to “All the work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”

Examples in Sentences:

Example #1: If you are fed up of your work, a change is as good as a work and you can start cobbling shoes for a while.

Example #2: He is habitual of thinking a change is as good as a rest and leaving his work to start farming on his ranch.

Example #3: Although I know that a change is as good as a rest, I have a lot of work to do before I sleep.

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