back to the salt mines


back to the salt mines
phr. back to the workplace.
Well, it’s Monday morning. Back to the salt mines.
Break’s over! Back to the salt mines, everybody.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • back to the salt mines — {informal} Back to the job; back to work; back to work that is as hard or as unpleasant as working in a salt mine would be. An overworked phrase, used humorously. * /The lunch hour is over, boys. Back to the salt mines!/ * / Vacation is over,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back to the salt mines — {informal} Back to the job; back to work; back to work that is as hard or as unpleasant as working in a salt mine would be. An overworked phrase, used humorously. * /The lunch hour is over, boys. Back to the salt mines!/ * / Vacation is over,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back to the salt mines — If someone says they have to go back to the salt mines, they have to return, possibly unwillingly, to work …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • back\ to\ the\ salt\ mines — informal Back to the job; back to work; back to work that is as hard or as unpleasant as working in a salt mine would be. An overworked phrase, used humorously. The lunch hour is over, boys. Back to the salt mines! Vacation is over, said Billy.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • back to the salt mines —    Saying that you have to go back to the salt mines is a humorous way of talking about returning to work, usually with some reluctance.     We get two days off at Christmas and then it s back to the salt mines! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • back to the salt mines —  Back to work …   American business jargon

  • to the salt mines — See: BACK TO THE SALT MINES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to the salt mines — See: BACK TO THE SALT MINES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to\ the\ salt\ mines — See: back to the salt mines …   Словарь американских идиом

  • salt mine — noun 1. a mine where salt is dug • Hypernyms: ↑mine 2. a job involving drudgery and confinement • Syn: ↑treadmill • Hypernyms: ↑occupation, ↑business, ↑job, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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