Meaning of “slack off” in the English Dictionary

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"slack off" in American English

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slack off

phrasal verb with slack verb

to work less hard or to be less than is usual or necessary:

Workers tend to slack off on Mondays and Fridays.

(Definition of “slack off” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"slack off" in Business English

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slack off

phrasal verb with slack uk /slæk/ us verb

if someone slacks off, they stop working hard or putting effort into something:

Companies just want to make sure their employees aren't slacking off.
He urged Washington not to slack off in its development of new energy sources.

if the rate of activity, development, etc. slacks off, it becomes less strong or happens less quickly:

Business has slacked off so much that he spends his days remodeling the store.
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(Definition of “slack off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)