slack off
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slack off(
slahk
 
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)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. aflojar
I was a top student in high school, but in college I started slacking off.Era uno de los mejores alumnos de la escuela secundaria, pero en la universidad empecé a aflojar.
Marcia's GPA is great, but that doesn't mean she can slack off.El promedio de calificaciones de Marcia es excelente, pero eso no significa que puede aflojar.
b. disminuir
Traffic will slack off after the next exit.El tráfico disminuirá tras la próxima salida.
c. amainar
Once the storm slacks off, we can go outside.Cuando la tempestad amaine, podremos salir afuera.
d. decaer
The band's popularity slacked off after the year 2000.La popularidad de la banda decayó después del año 2000.
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slack off
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (diminish)
a. aflojar
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slack off
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
transitive verb
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