Definition of legwork in English:

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legwork

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛɡwəːk/

noun

[mass noun]
Work that involves much travelling about to collect information, especially when such work is difficult but boring: why don’t we just hire a flunky and get him to do the legwork for us?
More example sentences
  • You'll need to do some legwork to see what sort of schools fall into your savings range.
  • If you have your own set of burning questions, you will have to do your own legwork, so to speak.
  • With only a fraction of their financial firepower, he and his volunteers will have a lot of legwork to do.
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