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legwork

the physical work accompanying a task. I don't mind making thephone calls if you do the legwork. I have a gopher to do the legwork for me.
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Extracting each foot from the mud's suction hold takes legwork.
Last fall, Inco and Falconbridge began early legwork to consolidate operations during their merger talks.
Much of the legwork for such development has already been done.
Misch, 20, did the legwork while her furry friend, complete with designer bag, was chauffered along the streets of LA.
Specially designed to work with Vonage phone service, the Uniden UIP1869V ($190, Vonage phone service sold separately) takes the legwork out of setup with an integrated firewall and router.
His dancers move in silky fast, non-stop spheres, with spiraling torsos and precision legwork.
For descendants of the five civilized nations forced westward on the Trail of Tears--Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw Creek and Seminole--some of the legwork is cut down, since repositories such as the Five Civilized Tribes Museum and the regional National Archives facility in Fort Worth, Texas, hold a wealth of documents.
To plan each of those trips by themselves, from renting a car to making restaurant reservations and tee times for golf, would have taken hours of legwork.
Part of what makes West's study of interest is the sheer bibliographical legwork accomplished in situating Vaughan historically and the novel interpretive links that emerge.
To provide perspective on the decisions of the Kennedy administration, Bass has done a tremendous amount of legwork, consulting archives in the United States and Israel to produce a lively narrative of how different U.
Sponsors get to attend the workshop at no charge in exchange for doing some of the local legwork associated with planning a workshop.
She fully voices all the characters and captures well the voices of the two elderly detectives whose health, physical strength and endurance are failing, leaving Kinsey with much of the legwork.
Doing the legwork to keep track of, let alone influence, the many variables in safety system development is a big undertaking.
With this information, managers say, Virutalia skips the legwork of traditional marketing and uses the accessibility and efficiency of the Internet to bring companies and their products closer to their consumers, plugged-in kids.