daily grind


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daily grind

One's daily work routine, especially when it is tiresome. I'm so thrilled to be off next week—I really need a break from the daily grind.
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daily grind

[someone's] everyday work routine. I'm getting very tired of the daily grind. When my vacation was over, I had to go back to the daily grind.
See also: daily, grind

daily grind

n. the tedious pattern of daily work. (see also rat race.) Well, it’s Monday. Time to start another week of the daily grind.
See also: daily, grind
References in classic literature ?
I plead with you," he said, "whoever you may be, provided that you care about the truth; but most of all I plead with working- man, with those to whom the evils I portray are not mere matters of sentiment, to be dallied and toyed with, and then perhaps put aside and forgotten--to whom they are the grim and relentless realities of the daily grind, the chains upon their limbs, the lash upon their backs, the iron in their souls.
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The daily grind of exercising without seeing signs of progress led to the all-rounder considering his whole future in the game.
Desperate to escape the daily grind, the Mason family upped sticks from their London council house and moved into a converted horsebox in Devon.
KEVIN McCLOUD'S ESCAPE TO THE WILD (Channel 4, 9pm) THE Grand Designs presenter travels to the foothills of the Andes in Chile to meet a family of five from south London who quit the daily grind to build a new home in the shadow of an active volcano.
Then thoughts of our tasks come back to mind And we get back to our daily grind For that brief spell I took a pew Love and fun came into view Was that what the artist wanted to share?
Many got dressed up in crazy outfits and pelted each other with an array of pillows to de-stress from the daily grind.
Summary: Returning to the daily grind after a week-long holiday and merriment is a thought that even the most dedicated staff would cringe at.
The daily grind of travelling to and from work has a negative effect on the mental health of women, a study has found.
It's a talented dance to keep the daily grind of a job from sapping a writer's energy: this tells how to achieve that balance, providing exercises, ideas, and techniques to build creative expression into a daily work cycle.