schlep

[ UK /ʃlˈɛp/ ]
VERB
  1. pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance
    Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?
    She pulled along a large trunk
NOUN
  1. a tedious or difficult journey
  2. (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
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How To Use schlep In A Sentence

  • For Brown, visiting Gill at South Fork is a six-hour schlep that he's managed only three times.
  • There was no option but to disassemble the poxy thing, stuff it back into it's box (needless to say they never go back in) and schlep back to Croydon.
  • Others in slalom: Lindsey Kildow ninth, Sarah Schleper tied for 14th, Julia Mancuso 16th, Lauren Ross 24th, Resi Stiegler 27th. USATODAY.com - Athlete of the Week Rahlves sits atop ski world
  • He schleps your bags upstairs and helps to keep values in proportion along the Italian Riviera.
  • After the schlepp and slog of it all, contestants would find out if they'd won after the first quarter of the super bowl; an announcement which would involve no words, only the music to the winner's song played -- to 90 million people. Lydia Hughes: Singing Beyond the Stairwells: Kina Grannis
  • After three years of schlepping around with Jesus, Simon Peter thought he knew what the relationship with God was all about. Beginner’s Grace
  • We're actually quite a hopeful, not to say romantic, lot schlepping off to plays week after week in hopes of being swept off our feet.
  • When it comes to schlepping dairy products into the wilderness, leave the squishy Brie and sweaty cheddar at home.
  • For days at a time, a CEO must schlepp from city to city, pitching his or her company to skeptical investment bankers.
  • Two weeks, three continents, six airports, and two boat rides later, I'm in Bukit Lawang, at the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park in north-central Sumatra, about to schlepp to the park's western side.
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