put (one's) back into (something)

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put (one's) back into (something)

To put a lot of effort into doing something as quickly or effectively as possible. Come on, we need to get this car off the road. Put your back into it and push! It's clear that the legislators have put their backs into crafting a bill that will find support across party lines, as well in the general population.
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put your back into something

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If you put your back into something, you work very hard to do it. Eighty miles across the mountains could be done in six days walking, if she put her back into it. It just shows what can be achieved when people commit to something and put their backs into it.
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put your ˈback into something

work very hard at something: We’ll get the job finished today if we put our backs into it.
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Celia blushed, and was unhappy: she saw that she had offended her sister, and dared not say even anything pretty about the gift of the ornaments which she put back into the box and carried away.
Society suddenly finds itself put back into a state of momentary barbarism; it appears as if a famine, a universal war of devastation had cut off the supply of every means of subsistence; industry and commerce seem to be destroyed; and why?
Caderousse had once more parted with his treasure -- the banknotes were replaced in the pocket-book, the gold put back into the bag, and the whole carefully locked in the cupboard.
She said: "We talked to the International Federations yesterday, we were able to put back into the pot for sale around 3,000 tickets last night, they have all been sold.
Managing director Gary Hampton said: "Windows Plus is a local family-run business who realise that without the local community they would not be where they are today, so at times such as this it is important to put back into the community.
Assuming your title deeds confirm that the original position of the fence was correct you will almost certainly be entitled to have the fence put back into its original position.
Of course you will always get one who will do a runner, only to be caught and put back into closed prison.
Mechanics, far too many tank line replaceable units (LRU) are being put back into service after a repair job without new seals.
Runaway foster child Krystina Kessler, 16, said she fears if the missing children are found they will be put back into the very system they ran away from.