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Related to cutting some slack: rub off, turn up, cut losses, on the back burner, pick up on, put on the spot
loose; not taut.
a can of meat with one of the ends bulging slightly indicating the beginnings of a blown can.
hollow-flanked with too much room between the last rib and the thigh.
too much slope in the pastern.