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  1. Volcano1985's Avatar
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    #1

    Slacken Off..

    What does "slacken off" mean ?

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    Re: Slacken Off..

    Reduce tension, either actual or metaphorical.

    Actual: After rain, slacken off the guy-ropes so that the canvas of your tent won't tear as it dries.

    Metaphorical: After a hard race to meet a dead-line, it's good to slacken off when time pressure is less intense.

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    #3

    Re: Slacken Off..

    Thank you

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