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be a glutton for punishment

to be someone who seems to enjoy doing something that you consider unpleasant: He's a real glutton for punishment, taking on all that extra work without getting paid for it.
(Definition of be a glutton for punishment from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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