a small or odd job; routine task.
chores, the everyday work around a house or farm.
a hard or unpleasant task: Solving the problem was quite a chore.
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How to use chore in a sentence
Once the Air Force completed those chores, there was no reason to use the tiny and expensive fleet of Raptors.First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars | Dave Majumdar | September 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Shaving: the most boring, tedious thing a man must do in his little retinue of personal upkeep chores.Leo, the Beard Has to Go: When a Man’s Facial Hair Reaches Crisis Point | Tim Teeman | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kingston said the comment was part of a broader conversation about the benefits of chores for children that was misconstrued.
Every family has to divide tasks and chores to get things done.
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In the morning, I feel sort of weak, and want to knock around doing woman's chores.Menotah | Ernest G. Henham
It is when a fellow settles down to do the chores twice a day and every day that he gets thoroughly acquainted with his livestock.
A few days ago a boy whose mind was not synchronising properly with his body was doing chores.
I have trouble enough doing the chores without catering to her whims.
By the time the chores were done they were all standing at the barnyard gate, waiting to be let through, and I suspected nothing.
British Dictionary definitions for chore (1 of 2)
a small routine task, esp a domestic one
an unpleasant task
British Dictionary definitions for -chore (2 of 2)
(in botany) indicating a plant distributed by a certain means: anemochore
- -chorous or -choric, adj combining form
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