work hard,labor with little reward or relief
hard work with little reward;drudgery
"his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
"She was digging away at her math homework"
"Lexicographers drudge all day long"
Weapons, made For the hard toils of war.
As she would catch another Antony In her strong toil of grace.
出自：Anthony Cleopatra , Shakespeare
Soldiers in the toils of civilian law for thefts.
出自： E. Birney
Servants..toiled all day with mops and scrubbing-brushes.
出自： Scott Fitzgerald
He toiled at his treatise on volcanoes.
出自： A. N. Wilson