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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “cut sb some slack”

cut sb some slack

informal
to not judge someone as severely as you usually would because they are having problems at the present time
给(某人)方便;对(某人)网开一面
"Andrew's late again." "Cut him some slack - his wife's just had a baby."
“安德鲁又迟到了。”“对他就网开一面吧——他妻子刚生小孩。”
Making and accepting apologies
(Definition of cut sb some slack from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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