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Be a glutton for punishment

To be someone who seems to enjoy doing something that you consider unpleasant / Someone who habitually takes on burdensome or unpleasant tasks or unreasonable amounts of work.

Gluttony means over-indulgence and over-consumption of food, drink, or wealth items. In certain denominations of Christianity, it is considered as a cardinal sin.

He’s a real glutton for punishment, taking on all that extra work without getting paid for it.

Rose agreed to organize the church fair for the third year in a row—she’s a glutton for punishment.

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