labor of love

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labor of love (plural labors of love)

  1. (idiomatic) A task performed voluntarily without expectation of reimbursement; an altruistic work or undertaking.
    Writing a textbook has become more a labor of love than a money-making enterprise, wrote the professor, because of the peculiar way the books are now marketed.