Idiom:  a labor of love

Meaning 

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


Synonyms

  • leisurely pursuit


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