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legwork

The physically or mentally demanding work required to do or accomplish something. I'm sure you'll be able to find a good job, but you've got to put in the legwork—one's not going to just fall into your lap. The case is so huge that I brought on a legal aid to help get through the legwork. I'm too old to do the gardening on my whole property, so each summer I hire a couple of local teenagers to do the legwork.

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.

leg work

n. the physical work accompanying a task. I don’t mind making the phone calls if you do the leg work.
See also: leg, work
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Under the terms of the financing, Charles Chen will join Jeff Weber and Korey Korfiatis on Legwork's board of directors.
The services to be provided in accordance with this notice Services are the independent, quality-oriented and autonomous legwork to implement the system and component responsibility to electro-instrumentation and control systems in different buildings / locations of the CTE system.
But the biggest thanks goes to my team of volunteers for their tremendous help on the day, and my special thanks to my wife, Judith, who did all the legwork in the run-up to the event and on the day itself.
| 4 Mr _______ of Westminster featured a character who had an iron lady boss called The Co-ordinator and a vicious action man called Blair to do his legwork. What's the missing name?
CUTLINE: (1) Above, Moe and Donna Bracken of North Brookfield, who do a lot of legwork and publicity for the Hayloft Steppers, on the floor at a Sunday session.
Choosing something a little bit different can be tricky, especially if you've left it to the last minute to be creative - so we've done the legwork for you and come up with some funky ideas to get you started.
"Great Little Places is different to other guides, as it features little gems that might be hard to uncover if we hadn't carried out the legwork."
Legwork: Jonjo Rooney prepares for the the London Marathon
This pre-made set of models does the legwork by creating multiple "what if" scenarios and dashboards to provide clearer results, thus leading to better decision making in budgeting and strategic planning.
John Abraham may have met dozens of Indian students in America to understand his role better, but Katrina Kaif did no such legwork. One of Bollywood's busiest actors, Kaif confesses that she relied on her director to understand her role.
Partners Korfiatis, Meier, Weber and Anson anticipate the company's combined strengths will allow them to push their fledgling software and marketing product, Legwork, to a nationwide market level.
I also like the fact A&L have a Premier switching service as it means they do all the legwork for you and switch all the direct debits and standing orders over."
JAGUAR workers are yet again helping to raise money for a Nuneaton hospice - by paying for others to do the legwork.
LEGWORK: Stilt walkers entertain the crowds at the Metquarter's VIP shopping event Pictures; JASON ROBERTS jr130308; STYLE: A model takes to the catwalk at the shopping spectacular