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.
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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.
There are countless sacrifices these players have to endure to be on top of their game, like having your feet go through the torture of the daily grind in basketball.
Manny Pacquiao begins daily grind !-- -- Abac Cordero (The Philippine Star) - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Manny Pacquiao marked the first day of serious training yesterday exactly 55 days before he defends his WBA crown against American Adrien Broner.
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.
Owner Rob Hepler says most of these drinks come from the company's coffee shop, the Stanton Daily Grind. Hepler owns and operates the hardware store and new coffee venture with his father, Robert, and his sister, Megan Orient.
Proceeds go to the Ministry, which helps men, single moms and teens get through life in their daily grind. The drawing is at 1 p.m., Nov.
Daily Grind Coffee Co., a partnership with Abita Roasting Co., is the latest food and beverage venue to open at The Jung Hotel & Residences.
Also busy on the daily grind of posting pictures of herself is Kelly Brook.
Additionally, customers have the option of purchasing a monthly membership that offers unlimited coffee and tea for $1.25 per day, which can be ordered via the company's mobile app Daily Grind Coffee.
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.
The daily grind of exercising without seeing signs of progress led to the all-rounder considering his whole future in the game.