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excessively eager to serve or obey

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a domestic servant

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used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

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Macharia said, if approved, he will focus on ensuring that more skilled labour is exported abroad, saying a majority of Kenyans who seek jobs abroad lack proper training and go for menial jobs.
In the years that follow Fugui is pressed into both the nationalist and communist armies, while Jiazhen is forced into menial work.
I deserved the punishment but consider myself lucky to have been able to perform other than menial tasks.
He told MPs: "We don't need the world's brightest to come here to study and then to do menial labour jobs.
It all seems to start with the perfectly human desire to automate, to simplify or to just hand over a menial task to artificial intelligence.
THE synths are taking over (or, at least, taking over all those menial tasks and chores people don't like doing) - and it's good fun watching them.
Based on a survey, there are at least five reasons why young Saudi males turn down menial jobs," said Mohsin Shaikh Al-Hassan, program host.
Instead of offering real opportunities to people worn down by no work, it will belittle and stigmatise people by forcing them to carry out menial tasks.
As with all of these things, when you take the menial tasks away it helps people to move to the value-add.
A few extra menial, low paid jobs created at great cost to nature.
Personally, if I was unemployed I would sooner go out and do something for the community which is contributing to my benefits, however menial.
They squat and stand at the street corners waiting for somebody to drive by in the pick up and hire a bunch of them to clean out his backyard or do some other menial work.
Based on the sequel to Pixar's Cars, its mercifully short story mode grounds the planes and globe-spanning locations in a series of menial missions and repetitive races.
The only time they will purchase the lower priced drinks is probably at Christmas when getting presents for the people who do their menial work for them.
It wouldn't hurt a few bankers to do some of the more menial jobs for a year or two, bankers mind, not me