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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I was sore all over and struggling to carry my own weight.
The lowest point was going from being able to run and tackle on the rugby field to not being able to carry my own weight.