vocabulary

Word to the Wise: Toil

What is

Toil (verb) – work hard

Toil (noun) – hard work

Here are some examples of how you can use toil:

Foreign labourers were toiling in the burning sun to finish the stadium on time for the World Cup.

A group of ants toiled at lugging a crumb from one end of the room to the other.

He rather begged than toil for a pathetic salary that hardly paid his rent.

The farmers rise at dawn and spend the day in toil on the fields.

The toil of gaming around the clock is only relieved by trips to the toilet.

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