chore


chore
01. The children have to do their [chores] before they go out to play.
02. My neighbor's kids have to do [chores] every day in order to earn their allowance.
03. Collecting wood for cooking fires is a daily [chore] for many people in rural Lesotho.
04. Studies show that the average housewife walks 10 miles a day around the house doing her [chores].
05. Pro golfer Babe Zaharias once said that practice, which some regard as a [chore], should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised.
06. There is a Bambara proverb which observes that no matter how many [chores] you finish in your house, there is always yet more to be done.
07. When I was young, one of my [chores] was to take out the garbage.
08. A recent study has shown housework [chores] to be a major area of dispute between spouses.
09. You can't go to your friend's house until you've finished your chores; I want you to clean up your room, and take the dog for a walk.
10. Getting my son to help out around the house is a real [chore] because he always complains about it.
11. Life on the farm began at 5:00 a.m. when everyone got up to start [chores], such as milking the cows.
12. When I was growing up, my brother and I had easier [chores] like taking out the garbage, whereas my sisters had to help make supper and stuff.
13. In rural Jamaica, young children often help their parents with [chores] such as fetching water.
14. Men in the Republic of Georgia are unlikely to help with household [chores] such as washing or cooking, which they consider feminine tasks.
15. In the rural areas of Costa Rica, girls manage household [chores] while boys do outdoor tasks such as chopping wood.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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