slack off


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Synonyms for slack off

become less in amount or intensity

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"It's probably easier than you think to slack off once you've scored a few goals but that's not what we want to do.
"No-one can really slack off because there's always someone to come into the team and take your place - we've just got to keep going and working in the same way.
Strategies are presented with for parents of all types of underachievers - from boy who genuinely struggle in school, to boys who put forth very little effort, boys who slack off in spite of their brilliance, and boys who are hindered by a learning disability.
Whilst addressing the crowd, the Golden Globe Award winner said that he wanted to thank the trustees, the administrators and the faculty of MUM for creating an institution worthy of Maharishi's ideals of education, as well as enabling the students through transcendental education and vedic knowledge to slack off twice a day for an hour and a half, Us Magazine reported.
He would go and fire up that dressing room, grab people by the neck, throw cups of tea around and not let people slack off."
Boca enjoy an 11-point lead at the head of affairs and anyone hopeful that they might slack off in their two remaining games could be disappointed.
But as Kids age and wearing sun protection becomes more of their own business, they may slack off or worse yet, look to intentionally get tan--and that has dermatologists concerned.
Unlike a friend or colleague, a man's best friend won't cancel on you, give excuses, moan about the weather or slack off the pace.
"You might have a nice car and some money but you can't just slack off. You have to say to yourself, this is what I've got and done by the time I'm 20 - imagine what it would be by 24.
The only child of two busy professionals in Toronto, Kevin at 13 is starting to slack off at school and drop his activities; his parents are concerned, but not enough to change their schedules to pay more attention to their son.
And, increasingly, competitive colleges "are looking for kids willing to take challenging courses," he says, "not kids who slack off in the final year."
Although they're forced to do a lot of work when they'd prefer to slack off, students are pleased with their results.
School starts at 10 a.m., and our classes usually have no more than five students, so no one can slack off.
Ned has way more insight than I do, but he does slack off sometimes.