pull your weight

pull (one's) weight

To contribute to a group activity or project in proportion to one's abilities or role. If you don't pull your weight, our presentation will never be finished on time.
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pull your weight

COMMON If you pull your weight, you work as hard as everyone else who is involved in the same task or activity. We cannot afford to carry members who are not pulling their weight. I felt that John wasn't pulling his weight around the house and asked him to do a bit more of the cleaning. Socialism is about everyone being given a chance to pull their weight and get a fair reward for what they do.
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pull your weight

do your fair share of work.
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pull your ˈweight

do your fair share of the work: If everyone pulls their weight we’re going to win this prize with no trouble at all.She’s annoyed because she feels that certain people are not pulling their weight.
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Come on, council, pull your weight and let us have clean and tidy parks, as we did in the past.
But you know if you don't pull your weight, these guys are there to take the shirt from you.
COME and pull your weight and raise money for a good cause at BILLINGHAM CARNIVAL this weekend.
Sit on the floor with your back to the wall, and pull your weight up by the ballet barre.
Pull your weight around the house, without being asked.