not do a stroke of work

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not do a stroke (of work)

To not do any work at all. Now that Jim's retired, he just spends all day on the couch watching television. He won't do a stroke of work around the house! I'm going to have a long night ahead with this term paper, as I haven't done a stroke up till now.
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not (or never) do a stroke of work

do no work at all.
See also: not, of, stroke, work
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