hoc opus, hic labor est

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Latin quotation from Virgil hoc opus, hic la·bor est \hōk-ˈȯ-ˌpu̇s ˌhēk-ˈlä-ˌbȯr-ˈest\

Definition of hoc opus, hic labor est

  1. :  this is the task, this is the hard work :  this is the hard part


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