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chug along

1. To move forward slowly, as of a train (which stereotypically makes a chugging noise). The train is chugging along again, so we should be at the station soon.
2. To proceed steadily. Don't worry, the project is still chugging along, in spite of all the setbacks.
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chug along

 
1. Lit. [for a train engine] to labor along slowly. (Steam locomotives made the sound "chug, chug.") The train chugged along to the top of the hill.
2. Fig. to move along at a steady pace. We chugged along for two hours but finally made it home.
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chug

in. & tv. [for one person] to drink something, usually beer, quickly and in large volumes. He chugged three in a row, and they came right back up again.
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Imports by air have not grown dramatically because of the unforeseeable exchange rate dynamics," Chug says.
Chug says that while cargo facilities have been improved at Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore, Mumbai still has major challenges in infrastructure.
In spite of new airports, due to lack of surface, ocean and rail connectivity, none of the airports are poised to get the hub status of major international airlines," Chug says.
Paul points out that Chugs story is "quintessentially American" in that it involves an immigrant father who was determined to make a better life for his family.
Although Paul doesn't promote all elements of Chugs approach to parenting, she believes that much can be learned from Chugs memoirs.
This very well-written, succinct article asserts that Chugs pathology of perfection is really no different than that of many "Westernized" parents who want the very best for their children.
Williams wonders about Chugs use of her Chinese heritage as a backdrop to explain why she pushes her children, noting that the insecurity at the heart of this entire book is not unique to Chua or the Chinese culture.
What Williams finds interesting about Chugs book is the mechanisms that she chooses to use to motivate her children.
The blue-and-gold train, refurbished in Singapore, chugs out of Cuzco at 9 a.
McMahon's team has devised mathematical models to integrate various parameters of walking and running, enabling them to predict how motion changes when, for example, a runner carries extra weight, chugs up an incline, or traverses an unusual surface.
Appearing and disappearing at regular intervals, a model railway train chugs its way around, tooting occasionally, only to arrive at the same place again and again.
Onward it chugs, climbing up from the floor of the scenic Sacred Valley of the Incas to the peaks of the rugged Peruvian mountains more than 13,000 feet above sea level.
limits itself to a brief introduction on how to read tap notation and then launches into a dictionary description of tap from chugs, flaps, and the shim-sham to the zank and zink.
The Sniper(TM) Boomslang(TM) 2100 operates at a blazing 6 mips (millions of instructions per second) while the traditional mouse chugs along at about 1.
Gullane Entertainment and Nelvana, has challenged Intervisual, the acknowledged leading producer of interactive dimensional books and playsets, to create a product featuring a wind-up train ("Thomas") which chugs, whistles and rambles through a pop-up village, making real train sounds.