Idiom: Do their dirty work
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'.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Get your hands dirty
- Don't wash your dirty laundry in public
- Work your fingers to the bone
- Work your socks off
- Work like a dog
- Devil finds work for idle hands
- Many hands make light work
- Dirty dog
- Work your tail off
- Have your work cut out
- All in a day's work
- Work the system
- Air your dirty laundry in public
- Noddy work
- Donkey work
- Down and dirty
- All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
- Off like a dirty shirt
- In like a dirty shirt
- Work like a charm
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