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cut someone some slack

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cut someone some slack

verb phrase

To stop pressuring or importuning someone; let someone be; GIVE someone A BREAK: Clinton should lie low for a while, and the rest of us should cut him some slack/ I probably cut him more slack than I have with other guys (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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