• くたびれもうけの仕事
    • a thankless task
    • 彼を訪ねたが不在でくたびれもうけだった
    • He was out when I went to see him, so it was a waste of effort [energy].
    • 骨折り損のくたびれもうけになるだけだ
    • You'll get nothing for your trouble.