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carry the load

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carry the load

verb phrase

To do or be responsible for the major part of a job: His wife carried the load in that family (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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