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Definición de “toil” en inglés

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toil

noun [U] uk   /tɔɪl/ us  
hard work, especially work that makes you feel physically tired: Lindi has achieved her comfortable life only after years of hard toil. humorous Well, after a day's toil in the office I like to relax a little.

toil

verb [I] uk   /tɔɪl/ us  

toil verb [I] (WORK HARD)

to work hard: England's cricketers have been toiling in the 100-degree heat over the past week. I was relaxing in the bath, having toiled away in the garden all afternoon.

toil verb [I] (MOVE)

to move in a particular direction, slowly and with great effort: I was toiling up the hill with four heavy bags when he took pity on me.
(Definition of toil noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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