do the dirty work

do the dirty work
to do the unpleasant or difficult things.

Well, usually I do the dirty work and someone else gets the credit for getting it done.

Usage notes: often used in the form do someone's dirty work - to do the unpleasant or difficult things that are someone else's responsibility:

Naturally, he has assistants who do his dirty work.

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