Idiom:  a labor of love


Idiom:  a labor of love

  • work that you do because you really enjoy it

Example sentences

— Most people hate it but organizing my closet is a labor of love for me.

— I actually lost money with my pottery business but it was a labor of love and now I still do it as a hobby.

— Painting the house took six months but it was a labor of love.

— For me, cooking is a labor of love but my wife hates it.

— I work as an accountant for my job but furniture-making is a labor of love for me.

— I dreaded working as an attorney but owning a yoga studio has been a labor of love

— Don't try to please your parents—find a job that's a labor of love


  • leisurely pursuit

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