labor under

labor under
1) carry (a heavy load or object) with difficulty
2) be deceived or misled by (a mistaken belief)

you've been laboring under a misapprehension


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  • labor under — index bear (tolerate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception — ◇ If you continue to believe something that is not true, you are laboring under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception. He still labors under the delusion that other people value his opinion. • • • Main Entry: ↑labor …   Useful english dictionary

  • labor under a misapprehension — see ↑labor, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑misapprehension …   Useful english dictionary

  • labor under a misconception — see ↑labor, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑misconception …   Useful english dictionary

  • labor under a misapprehension — index err, miscalculate, misconceive, mistake, misunderstand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • labor under an error — index miscalculate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • labor under — {v. phr.} To be the victim of; suffer from. * /Ken is obviously laboring under the delusion that Jennifer will marry him out of love./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • labor under — {v. phr.} To be the victim of; suffer from. * /Ken is obviously laboring under the delusion that Jennifer will marry him out of love./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • labor under — Synonyms and related words: ail, be affected with, be exposed to, be subjected to, complain of, encounter, endure, experience, feel, feel ill, go through, have, know, meet, meet up with, meet with, pass through, pay, run up against, spend, stand… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • labor\ under — v. phr. To be the victim of; suffer from. Ken is obviously laboring under the delusion that Jennifer will marry him out of love …   Словарь американских идиом

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