Pull One's Weight Definition

Define what is Pull One's Weight?

1. 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
exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.

Nearby Terms

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move out or away

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use all resources available

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steer a vehicle to the side of the road

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continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

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subject to a playful hoax or joke

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tell false information to for fun

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prevent from happening or continuing

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pull up short (verb)
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