forge away at (something)

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forge away at (something)

To work on or toward goal or task with great determination, diligence, and vigor. I've been forging away at my little business here for two years, and now I've really established myself within the community. The team has been forging away at their shot for a championship all year.
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Our short-term objective is to beat Morton, forge away in the league and try to finish second behind Barcelona in our group.
YES, we have the mighty Kauto Star to ignite our passions, and we also have the fighting spirit that is AP McCoy, but how great to see the little terrier that is Celestial Halo, giving lumps of weight away, forge away up that punishing run-in at Newbury in the unforgiving mud, ears bent back, head laid low, determined, thrusting for a victory that he would not be denied.
By Danehill Dancer out of a mare from the family of top miler Zafeen, Nouriya is not bred to want further than 1m2f, but she looked strong through the closing stages here to forge away from the promising Marywell after travelling strongly.
Steve Drowne drove the filly up the inside rail to forge away from the penalised Musical Script, ridden by James Millman, but both jockeys fell foul of the stewards for other rides deemed careless and resulting in one-day bans (November 20).
W ild Passion and Paul Carberry forge away from Kill Devil Hill and Publican to win the beginners' chase
Blowing Wind was workmanlike in winning the novice chase, jumping soundly enough but requiring firm driving to forge away from Serenus, who was eased a couple of lengths when held.