English version

drudgery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdrudgerydrudg‧e‧ry /ˈdrʌdʒəri/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 WORK FOR somebodyhard boring work
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drudgeryWhat seemed a promising job turned into months of boredom and drudgery.A powerful enough vision can transform what would otherwise be loss and drudgery into sacrifice.Practicing the saline song week after week can be drudgery.The chance to escape from the daily drudgery in the pits must have been more than attractive.Women are rebelling against domestic drudgery.the endless drudgery of houseworkHe made it more than meaningless drudgery.There was nothing for girls, only drudgery and breeding, specially paupers like herself.The data management system has eliminated much of the drudgery of filing.Technological advances have taken much of the drudgery out of the assembly line and car plant.Calculators were introduced to relieve students of the drudgery of pencil-and-paper number-crunching.Do they conjure up the impression that children are engaged in some form of pre-Victorian drudgery at school?
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