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in the trenches

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in the trenches

adverb phrase

In the workplace; in contact with the people or problems in a situation; unprotected by distance or illusion: I needed to be back in the trenches where I could really relate to a community/More retrospective accounts are elegant and noble. Watson told it like it was in the trenches (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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