Slack off

Do you know the English expression “to slack off“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Dave: How is the new guy at work?

Lisa: Not very good. He’s always slacking off when we are really busy.

Does it mean:

a) not do one’s work

b) take a nap

c) go somewhere else

d) complain

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) not do one’s work