cut (one) some slack

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cut (one) some slack

To allow one more latitude or freedom than usual; to be more lenient with one. Oh, you know I never normally make requests like this. Cut me some slack. A: "I can't believe she talked to me like that!" B: "You need to cut her some slack—she's grieving right now." Cut Tom some slack. He studied hard for that test, but it's just not his best subject.
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Coleen says I THINK you need to cut her some slack while she's pregnant - she will be more tired than usual with her hormones all over the shop.
While 22-year-old Sandy looked more uncomfortable than happy to be named the new Miss Lebanon, social media trolls must cut her some slack: It's not easy competing on a national beauty pageant in front of millions of people.
The 'SexyBack' singer, who performed with his former 'N Sync bandmates, said that the 20-year old singer should be allowed to do her thing and asked to cut her some slack as she didn't do it at the Grammys.
When I complained about the way she was addressing me, she said I would just have to cut her some slack because she was having "a really bad day."
I'm still not watching the show, but I do feel quite sorry for her and I wish that people would cut her some slack and get things into perspective.
I'm not condoning what she did as it was wrong, but Steve does need to cut her some slack. She did confess and now she is paying the price.
Still, at the time I thought if it was a woman doing what she felt was right for her family, then I'd cut her some slack.
It's only fair to cut her some slack if the idea that her dad is moving on with his life is painful.
So cut her some slack and keep your fingers crossed your misgivings are the least of her worries.