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schlep

and shlep (ʃlɛp)
1. tv. to drag or carry someone or something. (From German schleppen via Yiddish.) Am I supposed to schlep this whole thing all the way back to the store?
2. n. a journey; a distance to travel or carry something. It takes about twenty minutes to make the schlep from here to there.
3. n. a stupid person; a bothersome person. (Literally, a drag.) Ask that shlep to wait in the hall until I am free. I’ll sneak out the back way.
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Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President, Auburn Seminary Valarie Kaur, Director of Groundswell and award-winning filmmaker (Divided We Fall, 2008) Ari Wallach, Co-founder, The Great Schlep and social innovation expert Beth Zemsky, Organizational consultant and social change strategy expert Hussein Rashid, Professor of Religion at Hofstra University and Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches WEBCAST: The event will be streamed live at www.
White men who never have been stopped have an average IQ of 106; those who have been schlep along at 103.
Pete, having the benefit of that enormous academic brain of his, always argues that as I'm not HIS mother, it's not HIS job to schlep off and buy petrol station flowers
Nor are Ms Kensit and Co the kind of parents who have to schlep around Sainsbury's trying to placate three screaming kids whilst simultaneously trying to controal a trolley.
Sources say it will schlep across Fifth to 535 Fifth Avenue for a piece of that retail pie.
The Schlep is a protective case with storage for your money and credit cards that attaches to any shoulder strap.
I was at the Palace and I wanted to go to the bathroom, which was a big schlep along all these hallways and staircases," said Sharon, 59.
So the local neds won't even have to schlep round to their local supermarket to pick up their chosen weapons of mass disruption.
The growth of web shop-ping is proof of what a nightmare the weekly supermarket schlep can be, especially with children.
It's only after everybody's dead and gone that they schlep out the Balenciagas and put them in a museum.
But he, in contrast couldn't even be bothered to schlep down to the (London) X Factor studios to support his wife.
And I did schlep Adam through countless museums during our two European sabbaticals.