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grunt work

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrunt workหˆgrunt work noun [uncountable] American English informal ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š WORK THAT somebody DOESthe difficult and uninteresting part of a job ๐Ÿ”Š These guys do the grunt work in preparing tax returns.
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grunt workโ€ข I did grunt work for the secretary at the department twenty hours a week.โ€ข Big Strong men for the grunt work of the world.
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