长时间或辛苦地工作( toil的现在分词 ); 艰难缓慢地移动，跋涉
The fiery orator contrasted the idle rich with the toiling working classes.
She felt like a beetle toiling in the dust. She was filled with repulsion.
Corns fear no toiling, taking Chris as the treasures.
Mr. Martin spent his mornings toiling in the garden.
It is unthinkable after years of toiling away.
The grain scarce husbanded by toiling hands Upon the sunlit plain.
When people toil, they work very hard doing unpleasant or tiring tasks.
People who toiled in dim, dank factories were too exhausted to enjoy their family life...
Workers toiled long hours.
If you toil somewhere, you move there slowly and with difficulty, usually because you are very tired.
V prep/adv LITERARY 文
Arnold had his head down, gasping as he toiled up the hill.
Toil is unpleasant work that is very tiring physically.
1. doing arduous or unpleasant work;
- " "drudging peasants" "
- " "the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton" "
- " "toiling coal miners in the black deeps" "