pull your weight

pull your weight
pull your weight
to work as hard as other people or as hard as expected and needed: »

Everyone is expected to pull their weight on this project.

Main Entry: pull

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • pull your weight — pull/carry/your weight phrase to do your share of work He wasn’t pulling his weight, so he had to go. Thesaurus: to work hardsynonym Main entry: weight * * * pull your ˈweight …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull your weight — pull (your) weight to do your fair share of work. In a busy restaurant, everyone has to pull their weight …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull your weight — If someone is not pulling their weight, they aren t making enough effort, especially in group work …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pull your weight — do your job, do your share of the work    If we all pull our weight do our share we can achieve our goals …   English idioms

  • pull your weight —    If someone is not pulling their weight, they aren t making enough effort, especially in group work.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To say that somebody pulls their weight means that they do their fair share of the work.     It s great …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Pull your weight —   If someone is not pulling their weight, they aren t making enough effort, especially in group work …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • pull your own weight — to do the things that you should be doing as part of a group of people who are working together You have to pull your own weight around here if you want to stay. • • • Main Entry: ↑weight …   Useful english dictionary

  • carry your weight — pull/carry/your weight phrase to do your share of work He wasn’t pulling his weight, so he had to go. Thesaurus: to work hardsynonym Main entry: weight …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull weight — pull (your) weight to do your fair share of work. In a busy restaurant, everyone has to pull their weight …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull — 1 /pUl/ verb 1 MOVE STH TOWARDS YOU (I, T) to use your hands to make something move towards you or in the direction that you are moving: Help me move the piano; you push and I ll pull. | pull sth: I pulled the handle and it just snapped off! |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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