What does 'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy' mean?
This expression means that people need time off from working and if they don't get it, they will become bored and lack interest and enthusiasm.
(It is often shortened to All work and no play.)
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Dull as ditchwater
- Haste makes waste
- Work like a charm
- Do their dirty work
- Play for keeps
- Play hard to get
- Play havoc
- Play with fire
- Clutch play
- Play hooky
- Play the fool
- Play fast and loose
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