Advanced Vocabulary for English Language Learners
Sunday, March 27, 2016
To pick up/take up the slack
To pick up/take up the slack -
to do the work that someone else has stopped doing but still needs to be done.
Example - "If Sue gets a job, Mark will have to take up the slack at home"
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