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English definition of “do (all) the donkey work”

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do (all) the donkey work

UK informal
to do the hard, boring part of a job: Why should I do all the donkey work while you sit around doing nothing?
Translations of “do (all) the donkey work”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從事艱苦枯燥的工作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从事艰苦枯燥的工作…
(Definition of do (all) the donkey work from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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