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toil for someone

 
1. to work on behalf of someone or for someone's benefit. I don't mind toiling for her as long as she thanks me. I don't know why I toil for you. You are totally ungrateful.
2. to do someone else's work. I don't know why I should have to toil for you. Do your own work! I won't toil for him. He can do his own work.
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toil for something

 
1. to work toward a particular goal or ideal. I am willing to toil for something I believe in. She spent the afternoon toiling for her favorite charity.
2. to work for a certain rate of pay. It's hard to toil for slave's wages. Do you expect me to toil endlessly for such low pay?
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toil over someone or something

to work hard on someone or something. The doctors toiled over the patient for hours. Ken toiled over his model plane well into the night.
See also: over, toil

toil up something

to work hard to climb something steep. The hikers toiled up the slope slowly. As the bus toiled up the hill, we worried that the engine might be overheating.
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Australia has accepted that, for now, they must persist with a toiler who can hold up an end for the pace men, but as more results are drawn and lost, his position will grow tenuous.
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Jim still has his heart set on a knighthood," a Tory toiler sighs.
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Would a new face like Gavin McCann,an honest toiler but no improvement on what Everton already have,be worth spending part of Everton's small kitty on?
Anton Lally, who was a tireless toiler in midfield,hammered narrowly wide from 35 yards in the 32nd minute and three minutes later a dipping 30 yarder by Lally brought about a brilliant fingertip save at the foot of the post by the keeper.
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