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English definition 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: "Andrew's late again." "Cut him some slack - his wife's just had a baby."Making and accepting apologies
(Definition of cut sb some slack from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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