Definition of legwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɡˌwərk/


Work that involves much traveling to collect information, especially when such work is difficult but boring.
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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Syllabification: leg·work

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