>Word and Idiom of the Day


Today’s Word is:

Unpleasant, dull, or hard work

“The child who begs his mother to “get off his back” when she implores him for some assistance with the household drudgery, may plead urgently when he wants something for himself”

“She does her homework on Fridays to save herself from the drudgery of having to do it during the weekend.”

Today’s Idiom of the Day is:

“To pour oil on troubled waters”

To make peace, to calm someone down

“When I tried to pour oil on troubled waters, both the angry husband and his wife stopped their quarrel and began to attack me”

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