Google
English-Test.net
Find penpals and make new friends today!
 
a measurement of output per hours worked; creativeness; fruitfulness; prolificness
currency
productivity
state
queues
full quiz correct answer
 
Username
Password
 Remember me? 
Search   Album   FAQ   Memberlist   Profile   Private messages   Register   Log in 

What does 'donkey work' mean?



 
ESL Forum | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests)
What does a teacher do? | What are the introduction to secretarial procdures in an electronic offices?
listening exercises
Message
Author
What does 'donkey work' mean? #1 (permalink) Sun May 03, 2009 16:47 pm   What does 'donkey work' mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #9 "Animal Idioms", question 9

Charlie doesn't like getting too tired so he gets his assistant to do all the donkey work.

(a) academic work
(b) artwork
(c) homework
(d) hard work

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #9 "Animal Idioms", answer 9

Charlie doesn't like getting too tired so he gets his assistant to do all the hard work.

Correct answer: (d) hard work
_________________________

part of the text of the question is hidened , could you pleas exposed it?
Donkey
Guest





What does 'donkey work' mean? #2 (permalink) Mon May 04, 2009 11:26 am   What does 'donkey work' mean?
 

.
Donkey work = hard work requiring little thinking.
.
_________________
Native English teacher at Mister Micawber's
Mister Micawber
Language Coach


Joined: 17 Jul 2005
Posts: 13018

In this story you'll learn how to use the English articlesEnglish grammar exercises — improve your English knowledge and vocabulary skillsAre you a native speaker of English? Then you should read this!How many different ways with words do you know? Subscribe to free email English course
Display posts from previous:   
What does a teacher do? | What are the introduction to secretarial procdures in an electronic offices?
ESL Forum | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests) All times are GMT + 1 Hour
Page 1 of 1
Latest topics on English Forums
'lasts" instead of "last"?What does a waitress do?What is the meaning of sublet?What does je nai pas comprit mean?What does "sme business" mean?What does disagreeable mean?What does 'quite a prune' mean?Meaning of attireDifference between summit and foothill'Go over the railroad tracks' vs 'Go back the railroad tracks'Apprenticeship or Institutionwhat does "for two pins" mean?What is the difference between difficult and different?

 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Get FREE English course via e-mail