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    #1

    Question labor of love

    Hi

    I would like to know what are the possible contexs that the expression labor of love can be used.

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    Re: labor of love

    You can use it wherever you are noting an action that is done without recompense being expected:

    Painting his house in the vacation was a labour of love.

    Taking the whole class to see the film was a labour of love.

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    Re: labor of love

    thanks you!!! Could a labor of love be something done to please or impress someone ?


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    Re: labor of love

    The concept is that you do something because you feel it is the right thing to do - what other people think is of no importance. A labour of love may impress someone, but that should not be its purpose.

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    #5

    Re: labor of love

    thank you again !!!


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    #6

    Re: labor of love

    dedication as a volunteer?

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    Re: labor of love

    Thanks! not as a volunteer but in the sense of doing something for one you love

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