with a will


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with a will

With vigor, enthusiasm, and determination. When I said the kids could have ice cream if they finished their homework before dinner, they all started working with a will. The company has gone about re-establishing itself as a major player in the market with a will.
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with a will

with determination and enthusiasm. The children worked with a will to finish the project on time. The workers set about manufacturing the new products with a will.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

with a will

Vigorously, energetically, as in He started pruning with a will. This term, first recorded in 1848, uses will in the sense of "determination."
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

with a will

energetically and resolutely.
1984 Bernard MacLaverty Cal Dunlop told Cal to muck out the byre and because it was something he could do he went at it with a will.
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with a ˈwill

(written) with energy and enthusiasm: She started digging the garden with a will.With a will they set to work.
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