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.
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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.
Summary: We are so busy with the daily grind that there is no time to talk even to family.
"The people of Flockton demand, and deserve, nothing less than relief from the daily grind of traffic through their village.
Also busy on the daily grind of posting pictures of herself is Kelly Brook.
LADIES, can you put down the shopping, switch off the hoover, forget about the daily grind of worries and stresses, and join me in a moment of empathetic contemplation for the struggles facing model Emily Ratajkowski.
Exhausted from the daily grind of his previous job, Yassin founded Nas Daily last year with a vision to enjoy life while earning.
From kitchen cutlery to your hunting or working knives, this can easily handle the daily grind, as it were.
Opens Friday Stressed mum Amy (Mila Kunis) joins two other hectic mothers (Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn) to take a break from the daily grind. A racy comedy from the writers of The Hangover.
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.
HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE BBC1, 11.15pm Two cops are put to the test by the baffling case of a rapper murdered on stage, but they are more concerned with escaping the daily grind of catching crooks than the machinations of the music industry.
Many got dressed up in crazy outfits and pelted each other with an array of pillows to de-stress from the daily grind.
The daily grind of travelling to and from work has a negative effect on the mental health of women, a study has found.
Take a break from the daily grind with a relaxing treatment at The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina.
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.