What does 'Do their dirty work' mean?
Meaning: Someone who does someone's dirty work, carries out the unpleasant jobs that the first person doesn't want to do. Someone who seems to enjoy doing this is sometimes known as a 'henchman'.
Contributor: Richard Flynn
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Down and dirty
- Air your dirty laundry in public
- Don't wash your dirty laundry in public
- Work like a charm
- All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
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