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  • n  a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    the farmer's morning chores

  • It was explained, as if a chore and a duty, hidden behind those doors.
  • His first instinct was to return to his seat just ten feet away, but even that proved a chore.
  • Backing up all your computer files is like flossing: it's a chore, but you know you should do it, or you risk losing something forevernot your teeth, of course, but your digital .
News & Articles

  • When cooking can kill
    For nearly half of the world's population, building and maintaining a fire is a daily -- and often deadly -- chore.
    June 14, 2013 - CNN
  • Baby boomers find help in selling the family home
    You have lived in your home for more than 20 years, accumulating things every year. In fact, in many cases, you raised your children in that home. They, too, accumulated "stuff" they failed to take with them when they moved on. So now you are ready for a smaller abode or a different locale. How do you tackle the chore of readying your home for sale?
    June 14, 2013 - Daily Herald
  • Watchdog Group Calls for Redistricting Commission
    With court fights and political battles raging over legislative redistricting, Common Cause Kentucky is calling again for lawmakers to create a nonpartisan commission to handle the always divisive chore.
    June 14, 2013 - WBKO Bowling Green

  • John Smoltz in 940 News
    The last time I threw was more or less a chore. This wasn't a chore,Smoltz said.
  • Terry Francona in ESPN
    Hope we win tomorrow,Boston manager Terry Francona said. "That's normally what we do. Play. If you win, move on. If you lose, learn and move on. That's what our next chore will be."
  • Lou Piniella in USA Today
    It's not easy what we're asking him to do,Cubs manager Lou Piniella said of Patton. "It's not an easy chore, but you can't walk people in front of Pujols. You might be able to do that in Modesto......but over here I suggest not."

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