no gain without pain

idiom

Definition of no gain without pain

informal
used to say that it is necessary to suffer or work hard in order to succeed or make progress

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“No gain without pain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20gain%20without%20pain. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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