Sisyphean Task

Also: Sisyphean labor Sisyphean burden Meaning of Idiom ‘Sisyphean Task, a’ A Sisyphean task is a pointless, fruitless, and unrewarding task that must be repeated over and over again; and endless task.  1Webber, Elizabeth, and Mike Feinsilber. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Allusions. Merriam-Webster, 2000.,2Addis, Ferdie. Opening Pandora’s Box: Phrases Borrowed from the Classics and the Stories behind Them. Reader’s Digest Association, … Read more

Herculean Task

Meaning of Idiom ‘Herculean Task’ A herculean task is an extremely difficult task; an almost impossible undertaking.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Examples of Use “The President informed the people that they had a Herculean task before them.” “The building of the Great Pyramids of Egypt must have been … Read more