labour englannista suomeksi
(RQ:Defoe Crusoe)So I ſet myſelf to enlarge my Cave and Works farther into the Earth; for it was a looſe ſandy Rock, which yielded eaſily to the Labour I beſtowed on it(..)
That which requires hard work for its accomplishment; that which demands effort.
- Being a labour of so great difficulty, the exact performance thereof we may rather wish than look for.
Workers in general; the working class, the workforce; ''sometimes specifically'' the labour movement, organised labour.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
A political party or force aiming or claiming to represent the interests of labour.
The act of a mother giving birth.
The time period during which a mother gives birth.
The pitching or tossing of a vessel which results in the straining of timbers and rigging.
To belabour, to emphasise or expand upon (a point in a debate, etc).
''I think we've all got the idea. There's no need to labour the point.''
To be oppressed with difficulties or disease; to do one's work under conditions which make it especially hard or wearisome; to move slowly, as against opposition, or under a burden.
1726, (w), ''upon Several Occasions/11|Love''
- the stone that labours up the hill
To suffer the pangs of childbirth.
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