any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
The government also launched the
labor reforms that were central to Macron’s campaign promise to boost France’s lagging economy through pro-free market policies.
Any manual or physical activity that is not done for fun can be called a
labor is a task or a burden that one must accomplish, usually in the course of one’s job. In modern times, when fewer people do physical activity as part of their work, a
labor has become anything you don’t want to do — anything that is a long, unenjoyable
slog can be called a
capable of bringing forth, especially abundantly
In his Tuesday statement, Tillerson said Washington was interested in a “
productive dialogue” but only on the basis of Pyongyang’s acceptance of nuclear disarmament.
Klopp’s side frequently faced, and
toiled against, opponents who sat back en masse and played on the counterattack last season.
Toil comes from the the French
toiler which meant “agitate, stir up, entangle, writhe about,” and is ultimately from the Latin for hammer,
tudes. This etymology effectively communicates how
toil can beat you down and exhaust you, until you think you have given everything to your work and there is nothing left inside of you.
characterized by extreme care and great effort
“They were brilliant, really nice people, so
conscientious and courteous,” he said.
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
What followed was a months-long
slog as the two sides, pitted against one another, failed to agree on a way forward.
slog all indicate hard work, but only
slog carries with it a sense of just how difficult, how mind-numbingly awful, that work can be.
Slog also has the sense of an extended period of hard work, not just one or two tasks but an extended timeframe where all one does is
toil away at job after job, in a series that goes on seemingly forever, with no end in sight.
being effective without wasting time, effort, or expense
At a fleet and
efficient 81 minutes — several minutes shorter than its original running time — “Kidnap” is an action movie with barely a wasted frame.
characterized by hard work and perseverance
It is entirely reasonable for every
industrious and diligent person in our society to expect access to dignified, important and adequately compensated work.
No word better exemplifies the bright side of labor than this word, which means inventive, resourceful and clever. Being
industrious falls under that old slogan of “work smarter, not harder.”
Industrious people can use the tools at their disposal and find shortcuts to operate more efficiently rather than having to engage in long, drawn out tasks that take forever and leave one exhausted.
marked by care and persistent effort
A spokeswoman for UKA said the email highlighted just how
assiduous the organisation is in ensuring that classification is done fairly and robustly.
hard, monotonous, routine work
But a washing machine is clean and efficient and replaces work that was always
conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task
"This new outbreak is being handled with extreme care,
diligence and with the experience gained from the first outbreak," said Astral in a statement.
To work with a sense of
diligence is to work with care and dedication, and to persevere until the task at hand is complete. To be
diligent is to be aware that the work one does is a reflection of themselves, and to take pride in that fact. People are inevitably judged, at least in part, by the work they do, and those who exhibit
diligence understand this and want to put forth the best part of who they are in their work.
something that remunerates
Many low-wage workers in the Gateway City will lose raises they received in May, when the minimum
wage increased to $10 an hour.
fixed payment for services
The government is set to reveal whether companies should publish their pay ratio - the
salary gap between their executives and wider workforce.
the state of having a job
Conditions are unsanitary and there is little to no access to healthcare, education or