Meaning of “legwork” in the English Dictionary

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"legwork" in American English

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legworknoun [ U ]

us /ˈleɡˈwɜrk/ infml

practical work that needs to be done, as in gathering information, and that usually involves a lot of walking from place to place:

Months of legwork enabled detectives to uncover a new lead.

(Definition of “legwork” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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