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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.
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slack off

phrasal verb with slack uk   us   /slæk/ verb
if someone slacks off, they ​stopworking 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 ​energysources.
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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