Posted by ESC on April 18, 2004
In Reply to: Cut some slack posted by Rupa on April 18, 2004
: What is exactly meant by the phrase Cut some slack?
Give me a break. Loosen up a little.
Slack -- 3 a : not tight or taut, A slack rope. b : lacking in usual or normal firmness and steadiness : WEAK Slack muscles. Slack supervision.
For more discussion of "slack," search the archives.