Sam the card flounder
It's been a long day for me. I need to rest.
Okay. Before you go, is there anything we can do for you? Any way to show our gratitude?
Here's your chance, Florence. The amount you ask for should be large enough to make their eyes pop, but not so much that they won't pay it.
Thank you, but there's no need. We were just doing our duty.
She's a good engineer, but she still has so much to learn before she can start pulling her weight as a member as my crew.
To pull one's own weight – в прямом смысле – тянуть свой вес – отрабатывать своё существование, зарабатывать свою долю, короче – не висеть на шее у команды.