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slack

loose; not taut.

slack cap
a can of meat with one of the ends bulging slightly indicating the beginnings of a blown can.
slack loin
hollow-flanked with too much room between the last rib and the thigh.
slack pastern
too much slope in the pastern.
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Cottee also believes that Lukaku has to be cut some slack following his World Cup to be cut some slack following his World Cup exploits with Belgium which left him playing catch up in pre-season.
KEITH LASLEY reckons Motherwell deserve to be cut some slack for their poor start to the season after earning brownie points from their last two campaigns.
ARMAGH v ANTRIM Crossmaglen, 2pm LIAM BRADLEY has called on Antrim and Armagh fans to cut some slack for referee Martin Sludden.
In England, they cut some slack to the teams in the lower leagues when they want to sign players who are free agents but it's not the same here", he continues.
Davis was cut some slack in the second half as Stirling cruised further ahead.
Trenton Cross, the man who might still be Northridge's starting point guard if he had finished some plays with the game on the line, hopes Grundy is cut some slack.
Mamadou Sakho has to be cut some slack as he was bound to need asettling in period following his arrival in English football.
However, he deserves to be cut some slack given the majority of his squad, who are clearly not up to the task, were signed by his predecessor Pat Fenlon.
The bottom line is he is in Glasgow, his family aren't and if he needs to be cut some slack to make things work then the club are happy to accommodate that where possible.
I found out the only reason I was cut some slack was because someone from the houses across the road had called to complain there was a naked man locked outside the stadium.