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    Can you say "slacking"

    Hi,

    "During the off season the hotel is slacking" with "slacking" i mean like not doing much effort, doing less


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    Re: Can you say "slacking"

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,

    "During the off season the hotel is slacking" with "slacking" i mean like not doing much effort, doing less


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    A hotel is incapable of doing anything, it can't put effort into things. It's an inanimate object. The management and the staff are the ones who might be slacking - if they're not working hard during the off season.

    Are you trying to say that the hotel doesn't get many bookings and doesn't make much money during the off season?

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    Re: Can you say "slacking"

    Consider down time or off season to describe what you mean.

    I have heard of "slackers" but I've never seen or heard it used as a verb or adjective.

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    Re: Can you say "slacking"

    If you mean that fewer guests come to say, you could say that business/trade slackens off.

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    Re: Can you say "slacking"

    If you mean the staff's attention to detail and pace of work suffers, then I wouldn't speak of the hotel slacking. I would say that the staff slacks off.

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    Re: Can you say "slacking"

    In the off-season, business at the hotel is slack.

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