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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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The PR people for the chuggers the PFRA (who also get a cut of donations) - always make the same promises of good conduct.
Granted, she gained my attention for far longer than the previous chugger, but she was a polite and pleasant individual nonetheless who refrained from biting at my heels the moment I proceeded on my way.
Morally speaking, there is little to distinguish chuggers from car clampers, although in fairness to clampers they don't smile at you like a moron before subjecting you to a public guilt trip.
Most chuggers don't even work for the charity - they are agency sales professionals.
The society had around half a dozen chuggers - charity muggers - out on Briggate with their uniforms and clipboards trying to get people to sign up as donors.
Driven by hard-nosed bosses to hit high collection targets, the chuggers are ordered to put on a FAKE smile.
Other words included in this latest edition include chugger (defined as a charity worker who approaches people in the street in an attempt to solicit regular donations) and rate tart (a person who frequently moves money between different savings accounts in order to take advantage of the most favourable rates of interest).
So it was time to end the National Geo moment, go to work and either man a live bait rod in the cockpit or get on the bow ready to cast a chugger.
It's these that are explored in eye-opening new play, Chugger, produced by Newcastle University Theatre Society which delves into the psyche of the people at the centre of it all.
The survey found 32% of students wanted to be a chugger, while 15% wanted to be a lap dancer.
Nazasha Pollard The chugger ban I don't have a problem with charities fundraising and promoting their profile within the city centre but what I do have a problem with is being asked The Birmingham Mail Charity Fund, formerly the Christmas Tree Fund, has been aiding needy local causes for nearly 120 years, since its foundation in 1889.
For spin anglers, a topwater chugger could produce some real fireworks.
What sounds like a basic chugger from Young is the centrepiece of his new Fork In The Road album.
Using inexpensive lures and large (not horse) ballyhoo, a combination that has worked well is a black-and-orange Mold-craft chugger on the flatline with a black 7 Strand Softop/ballyhoo rig on the outrigger behind it.