pull one's weight

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pull one's weight (third-person singular simple present pulls one's weight, present participle pulling one's weight, simple past and past participle pulled one's weight)

  1. (idiomatic) To contribute fairly and proportionately to a group effort; to do the work that one is obligated to.
    He isn't really pulling his weight at work.
    Synonym: carry one's weight