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cut some me some slack means leave me alone... #1 (permalink) Tue Dec 28, 2010 17:52 pm   cut some me some slack means leave me alone...
 

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ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", question 8

"I wish my boss would cut me some .......... I already have too much work to do and I even take work home -- but it's never enough," Mary complained to Chris.

(a) slack
(b) rope
(c) space
(d) line

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", answer 8

"I wish my boss would cut me some slack. I already have too much work to do and I even take work home -- but it's never enough," Mary complained to Chris.

Correct answer: (a) slack
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I wish my boss would cut me some slack...=I wish my boss would let me alone or let me in peace
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