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a chore: a task, a job, a duty, an errand; a burden, an annoyance
I have a few chores to do around the house before I can go out, but I will go out after mowing the lawn and washing up.
Sometimes it's a real chore talking to Philip, he talks endlessly about himself and it gets very boring.
UK: I have a few chores to do around the house.
US: Sometimes it's a real chore talking to Philip.
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- "As most of his projects involve several days, sometimes weeks or months, before their completion, Mr. Oléré has professed to maintaining up to thirty-six simultaneous chores."
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