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to keep one s nose to the grindstone

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  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — or[have one s nose to the grindstone] or[hold one s nose to the grindstone] {v. phr.}, {informal} To work hard all the time; keep busy with boring or tiresome work. * /Sarah keeps her nose to the grindstone and saves as much as possible to start… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — or[have one s nose to the grindstone] or[hold one s nose to the grindstone] {v. phr.}, {informal} To work hard all the time; keep busy with boring or tiresome work. * /Sarah keeps her nose to the grindstone and saves as much as possible to start… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ one's\ nose\ to\ the\ grindstone — • keep one s nose to the grindstone • have one s nose to the grindstone • hold one s nose to the grindstone v. phr. informal To work hard all the time; keep busy with boring or tiresome work. Sarah keeps her nose to the grindstone and saves as… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — ► keep one s nose to the grindstone work hard and continuously. Main Entry: ↑grindstone …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — verb work doggedly or persistently She keeps plugging away at her dissertation • Syn: ↑plug away, ↑peg away, ↑slog, ↑keep one s shoulder to the wheel • Derivationally related forms: ↑slogger ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — work very hard He has been keeping his nose to the grindstone recently and I haven t had a chance to see him …   Idioms and examples

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — work hard and continuously. → grinding …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone —  Work long and laboriously …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • To keep one's nose to the grindstone — Grindstone Grind stone , n. A flat, circular stone, revolving on an axle, for grinding or sharpening tools, or shaping or smoothing objects. [1913 Webster] {To hold one s nose to the grindstone}, {To bring one s nose to the grindstone}, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keep or put one's nose to the grindstone — cvb idi keep or put one s nose to the grindstone, to work, study, or practice hard and steadily …   From formal English to slang

  • grindstone, have or keep one's nose to the —  Work hard. Make someone work hard …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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