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(of something unusual or difficult) accepted as part of someone's normal routine or as a matter of course.‘dodging sharks is all in a day's work for some scientists’
- ‘And standing knee-deep in sewage dealing with blocked waterways, pollution and flooding is all in a day's work for the 30-year-old from Nantwich.’
- ‘For him and his business partner, environmental disasters are all in a day's work.’
- ‘Bottle feeding 22 fox cubs night after night is not a task many people would relish - but for Veronica it's all in a day's work.’
- ‘For Mrs Lawrence, fighting for what she believes in is all in a day's work.’
- ‘Anything from dog walking to helping youngsters with their sums - it's all in a day's work for two enterprising 14-year-olds from Thundersley.’
- ‘For a celebrity, spending $300 for less than two ounces of skin cream is all in a day's work.’
- ‘Reporting accidents and injuries is all in a day's work for editorial staff at the Evening Press.’
- ‘Exciting stuff, but all in a day's work for Ms Lawlor.’
- ‘Rearing turkeys and looking after other fowl was all in a day's work for Mae.’
- ‘Sizing up the competition, while simultaneously baiting the media, is all in a day's work for this budding entrepreneur.’
- ‘Detecting drugs, explosives and human remains are all in a day's work for the dogs in the police force.’
- ‘For the officer, it was all in a day's work, and he still dismisses the suggestion he is a hero.’
- ‘Helping a neighbour with their shopping, taking the dog for a walk or doing a spot of gardening is all in a day's work for these loyal volunteers.’
- ‘I have been doing it for 30 years so it is all in a day's work.’
- ‘For this professional photographer, being surrounded by beautiful babes in expensive frocks is all in a day's work.’
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