Not lift a finger

Do you know the English expression “not lift a finger?” Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Michael: I’m tired of working with Ben. He doesn’t lift a finger when we are making the reports.

Ian: Maybe you should talk to the boss about him.

Does it mean:

a) not move one’s hand

b) not do calculations

c) not help someone do something

d) not watch someone do something

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) not help someone do something