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English definition of “schlep”


verb [I or T, + adv/prep] uk (-pp-) (also schlepp)   /ʃlep/ mainly US informal us  
to move yourself or an object with effort and difficulty: Do I really have to schlep all that junk down to the cellar?Moving unsteadily or with difficulty


noun [S] uk (also schlepp)   /ʃlep/ mainly US informal us  
something that takes a lot of effort to do: It's a real schlep getting it all home.Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
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