phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Machinery of life

Posted by ESC on October 19, 2003

In Reply to: Could you explain 'machinery' here? posted by sphinx on October 19, 2003

: We spend our leisure hours efficiently for higher productionClive by the clock even when time does not matterC modernize our homes and speed the machinery of living in order that we can go to the most places and do the most things in the shortest period of time possibleD

I'll take a stab at it. The "machinery of life" would be the mundane tasks we all have to do every day, every day, every day. Getting the food, cooking the food, serving the food, cleaning up. Washing clothes, etc.