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    routine

    Is there an idiom for a routine work?


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    #2

    Re: routine

    Like what?

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    Re: routine

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Like what?
    Like work, doing the same things every Monday - Friday...

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    #4

    Re: routine

    Daily grind?

    ~R

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    Re: routine

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Daily grind?

    ~R
    Could I use it this way:

    Nicely, writing in forums havenīt yet started a daily grind on me.


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    #6

    Re: routine

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Could I use it this way:

    Nicely, writing in forums havenīt yet started a daily grind on me.
    it is a good use, but the sentence ought to read: Fortunately, [taking part on/contributing to] forums hasn't started to be a daily grind for me.

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    Re: routine

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    it is a good use, but the sentence ought to read: Fortunately, [taking part on/contributing to] forums hasn't started to be a daily grind for me.
    Fortunately, taking part on forums hasn't started to be a daily grind on me.

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    #8

    Re: routine

    1. routine = banal, boring, cliched, conventional, day-by-day, ordinary, standard, usual

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    #9

    Re: routine

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    1. routine = banal, boring, cliched, conventional, day-by-day, ordinary, standard, usual
    Thanks vil, but those are synonyms youīve given. And Iīm looking for idioms...

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