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menial

adjective
 
 
/ˈmiː.ni.əl/ disapproving
describes work that is boring, makes you feel tired, and is given a low social value
(工作)乏味的,低賤的,不體面的
It's fairly menial work, such as washing dishes and cleaning floors.
都是些很枯燥乏味的工作,如洗碗和擦地。
a menial job/task
粗活
Employment status and types of workTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of menial from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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