Phrase of the Day (cut someone some slack)-06APR20

Phrase of the Day (cut someone some slack)-06APR20

Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is cut someone some slack and it is a phrase meaning is “to allow someone more freedom than usual (or) to be less harsh on/critical of/strict with someone (particularly when they are in a difficult situation and showing low performance/conduct)”.

Example Sentence:  In hindsight, Former England Cricket captain Andrew Strauss feels he should have cut Pietersen a little slack. “I think instead I just let KP be KP. In retrospect that was a mistake and might have sowed the seeds for what was to come down the track,” Strauss admitted.

This phrase is present in today’s The Hindu Sports article Could have handled KP better, admits Strauss and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Hindu.

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