a stroke of work

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If someone does not do a stroke of work, they are very lazy and do no work at all.

They have not done a stroke of work. — Они палец о палец не ударили.


Англо-русский универсальный дополнительный практический переводческий словарь И. Мостицкого. . 2002-2012.

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  • stroke of work — noun a small amount of work. I fear I am going to fail my exams because I have not done a stroke of work this semester …   Wiktionary

  • a stroke of work — informal : any work at all They haven t done a stroke of work all day. • • • Main Entry: ↑stroke …   Useful english dictionary

  • not do a stroke of work — informal phrase to do no work at all You haven’t done a stroke of work all morning. Thesaurus: to not act, or to not do somethingsynonym Main entry: stroke * * * not (or never) do a stroke of …   Useful english dictionary

  • not (or never) do a stroke of work — do no work at all. → stroke …   English new terms dictionary

  • not do a stroke of work — ► not do a stroke of work do no work at all. Main Entry: ↑stroke …   English terms dictionary

  • not do a stroke of work — informal to do no work at all You haven t done a stroke of work all morning …   English dictionary

  • stroke — ► NOUN 1) an act of hitting. 2) Golf an act of hitting the ball with a club, as a unit of scoring. 3) a sound made by a striking clock. 4) an act of stroking with the hand. 5) a mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush once across paper… …   English terms dictionary

  • stroke — stroke1 S3 [strəuk US strouk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(illness)¦ 2¦(swimming/rowing)¦ 3¦(sport)¦ 4¦(pen/brush)¦ 5 at a/one stroke 6 on the stroke of seven/nine etc 7 stroke of luck/fortune 8 stroke of genius/inspiration etc 9¦(hit) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stroke — [[t]stro͟ʊk[/t]] ♦♦♦ strokes, stroking, stroked 1) VERB If you stroke someone or something, you move your hand slowly and gently over them. [V n] Carla, curled up on the sofa, was smoking a cigarette and stroking her cat... [V n] She walked… …   English dictionary

  • stroke — stroke1 /strohk/, n., v., stroked, stroking. n. 1. the act or an instance of striking, as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; a blow. 2. a hitting of or upon anything. 3. a striking of a clapper or hammer, as on a bell. 4. the sound produced by …   Universalium

  • stroke — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy, abuse, access, accomplished fact, accomplishment, ache, achievement, aching, act, acta, action, activated epilepsy, ad hoc measure, adventure, affect epilepsy …   Moby Thesaurus

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