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carry someone's water

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carry someone's water

verb phrase

To do the menial jobs; be an underling, esp in politics: I have carried the water for the Democratic Party for years/ The White House doesn't have to call. They have other people carrying their water for them (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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