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Daily Figurative Slangs (69)
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A thankless task; do a hard but thankless job.

【发音】chī lì bù tǎo hǎo

            Work hard but get little result.

           Grading papers is a thankless task.

【例2】 要是你想帮助他这个人,那将是吃力不讨好。
             If you try to help him, you will be a fool for your pains.


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