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NOUN   a toil | toils
SYNO labor | labour | to dig | ...
работать в поте лица [идиом.]to toil
работать [несов.] [много и тяжело]to toil [labour]
тяжёлая работа {ж}toil [labour]
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Usage Examples English
  • For spring toil was completed.
  • Ever turn with song and smile to holy toil.
  • Churchill's "blood, toil, tears, and sweat" speech in Commons.
  • The soprano aria "War, he sung, is toil and trouble" was featured in Alfonso Cuaron's film "Children of Men".
  • The one on top of the crown is inscribed with the motto in Latin, "Fide et Labore" ("By Faith and Toil").
  • The concern is that at night he is prevented from resting, and by day he is oppressed by toil.
  • Globocrud's products have an antagonistic relationship with the Bzots, jeering the Bzots as they toil.
  • "The miners' toil and rhythm of life became the fulcrum of Falkberget's literature", according to Sturle Kojen (a biographer).
  • John Paul makes a distinction between work and toil.
  • Crewing a York boat was an arduous task, and those who chose this life faced "unending toil broken only by the terror of storms," according to Sir John Franklin.
  • Mary Morrison was ordered to England, and she sailed with her two children, and for six years her husband was to toil on in solitude.
  • MacFarlane shot himself in the head at the San Francisco morgue on June 9, 1924, leaving a note discussing his incurable kidney disease and mental toil regarding self-expression.
  • Make the plant for which we toil?
  • The toil grievous, the trouble excessive.
  • He writes, “Those then, who have given themselves up to continual toil and learning hold for their own portion laborious lessons and exercises, but they hold safety for the cities” (XII.15).
  • Additionally, there are certain combinations with [...] , for instance [...] ('toil') or [...] ('turns' from [...] 'to turn').
  • Ponos [...] or Ponus [...] (Ancient Greek: Πόνος "Pónos") is the personification of hardship or toil.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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