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labor of loveA task performed voluntarily without expectation of reimbursement; an altruistic work or undertaking.Rate it:

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fruit of the unionA child, especially from a marriage or similar union.Rate it:

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state of the unionAddress given by US president annually in January to explain to the country the current status of the US government, and how it relates to the worldRate it:

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trade unionsocial eventRate it:

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trade unionworkers' organisationRate it:

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knock upTo become exhausted or worn out; to fail of strength; to become wearied, as with labor; to give out.Rate it:

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smell of the lampTo bear marks of great study and labor.Rate it:

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hammer and sickleA depiction of a sickle crossed with a hammer, used as a symbol of communism and the Soviet Union.Rate it:

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BrusselsThe European Union.Rate it:

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earn one's keepTo perform satisfactory physical labor or to provide other worthy services in return for remuneration, lodging, or other benefits; to support oneself financially.Rate it:

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labour of loveUK spelling of labor of love.Rate it:

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man upTo staff adequately; to staff up; to successfully fill all needed labor positions.Rate it:

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off the chainFree from work or direct supervision. In reference to slave labor, where workers are chained, or to the figurative chain of workers of an assembly line.Rate it:

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right to workThe prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.Rate it:

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scissorbillAnd railroad term for someone who refused to join the union or who openly colluded with management to thwart the union.Rate it:

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shop stewardunion officialRate it:

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square mealA satisfying meal, especially suitable for one performing physical labor.Rate it:

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sweat of one's browThe effort extended in labor, and the value created thereby.Rate it:

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thorn in the fleshIvar Specto. The Soviet Union and the Muslim World, 1917-1958.Rate it:

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wind it upClose the discussion, adjourn the meeting, cease the efforts and labor.Rate it:

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