hunker down to

hunker down to something

Fig. to apply oneself to something, to get started working at something. I hunkered down to my chores, hoping to get them done before noon. If you want to get a good grade on that report, you'd better hunker down to it.
See also: down, hunker
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While many people will hunker down to quiet evenings at home, others will jet off to welcome the event in exotic locales.