labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception


labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception
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.

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Main Entry:labor

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • labor — la|bor1 [ leıbər ] noun *** 1. ) uncount all the workers in a particular country, industry, or company considered as a group: the declining demand for labor in agriculture a plentiful supply of cheap labor skilled/unskilled labor: The demand for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • labour — labour1 W1S3 n BrE labor AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(workers)¦ 3¦(baby)¦ 4 a labour of love 5 somebody s labours ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORK)¦[U] work, especially physical work ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Error — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Error >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 error error fallacy Sgm: N 1 misconception misconception misapprehension misstanding misunderstanding Sgm: N 1 inexactness inexactness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 laxity …   English dictionary for students

  • labour — 1 BrE, labor AmE noun 1 WORK (U) effort or work, especially physical work: The garage charges 30 an hour for labour. | manual labour (=work with tools you hold in your hands): Building still involves a lot of manual labour. | withdraw your labour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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