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    gxiang is offline Junior Member
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    Wink i've got a tough one

    Could you tell me the meaning of this idiom? thx :)

    "with no husband to study, housekeeping is mere play"

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: i've got a tough one

    Without the husband, there's no objective, so the work isn't serious.

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