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    hi

    i want to know the meaning of the idiom '' piece of work''.


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    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by summertime View Post
    i want to know the meaning of the idiom '' piece of work''.
    HI,
    i think it means that it is a really easy job to do.


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    Re: hi

    i thought it means the opposite like when you say :this kid is a piece of work .which means that he requires a lot of attention ,effort....

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    Re: hi

    Yes, a piece of work is a unique and unpleasant thing or person.

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    Re: hi

    Yes, Summertime, you are right. also, it is usually used sarcastically.

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