carry (one's) own weight

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carry (one's) own weight

To do one's part; to fulfill one's responsibilities without having to rely on others. I know I've been sick, but I'll carry my own weight on the project, don't worry.
See also: carry, own, weight
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The 5ft 2in servicewoman, from Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, had to carry her own weight in kit when she left the checkpoint in Helmand where she was stationed with 20 Scots Guards and 15 Afghan police.