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Not strict diet, so anyhow take your time (4,4,2)


I believe the answer is:

easy does it

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'take your time' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'not strict diet so anyhow' is the wordplay.
'not strict' becomes 'easy' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'anyhow' indicates anagramming the letters.
'dietso' with letters rearranged gives 'doesit'.
'easy'+'doesit'='EASY DOES IT'

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(Other definitions for easy does it that I've seen before include "relax" , "Don't stress yourself!" , "What satisfies "Simple (4)"?" , "Take your time" , "Gently" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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