pull one's weight
phrasal to do one's full share of the work

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pull one's weight — ► pull one s weight do one s fair share of work. Main Entry: ↑pull …   English terms dictionary

  • pull one's weight — verb do one s share in a common task Bob has never pulled his weight, and we all have to work harder to make up for his laziness • Hypernyms: ↑work • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal : to do one s full share of the work in a joint enterprise …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull one's weight — {v. phr.} To do your full share of work; do your part. * /In a small shop, it is important that each man pull his weight./ * /When Mother was sick in the hospital, Father said each child must pull his own weight./ Compare: WORTH ONE S SALT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pull one's weight — {v. phr.} To do your full share of work; do your part. * /In a small shop, it is important that each man pull his weight./ * /When Mother was sick in the hospital, Father said each child must pull his own weight./ Compare: WORTH ONE S SALT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pull\ one's\ weight — v. phr. To do your full share of work; do your part. In a small shop, it is important that each man pull his weight. When Mother was sick in the hospital, Father said each child must pull his own weight. Compare: worth one s salt …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pull one's weight — do one s fair share of work. → pull …   English new terms dictionary

  • pull one's weight — do one s fair share of the work If everyone pulls their weight we can quickly finish and go home …   Idioms and examples

  • pull one's weight — verb To do the work that one is obligated to. He isnt really pulling his weight at work …   Wiktionary

  • pull one's weight — participate, contribute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pull one's (own) weight — idi pull one s (own) weight, to contribute one s share of work to a project or job …   From formal English to slang

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