oil it

oil it

slang To work or study into the very late hours of the night or the very early hours of the next morning. An adaptation of the phrase "burn the midnight oil," which means the same. I tend not to spend too much time studying for exams, typically just oiling it the night before instead. If you keep oiling it this way, you're going to end up digging yourself an early grave!
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oil it

tv. to study all night. (Literally, burn the midnight oil.) I have a test tomorrow, and I really have to oil it tonight.
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A bag of popcorn kernels is not only a more cost-effective choice than microwave popcorn, but this option allows you to choose the oil it's cooked in and the amount of salt and flavorings that go on your whole-grain snack.
3 Cook with rapeseed oil it's the main cooking oil in Nordic countries and the cold-pressed variety is even lower in saturated fat than olive oil, as well as higher in essential Omega fats.
Tea tree oil It's great at destroying bacteria by penetrating the blockage between your skin and glands.
For Oman Oil it's the least we can do," Al Jarf said.
Delectably served with mushrooms and fig sauce over toast and spinach, what makes it a meat lover's paradise is the foi gras and truffle oil it's topped with.
Heat the oil in a large pan and when a bit of bread will sizzle in the oil it's ready.
When looking at the financials of Premier Oil it's fair to say the last five years have been prosperous for the firm with revenues up year on year for the last five years and profit up for the last four years, however the current share price does not reflect that at all, with the stock sitting close to an all time low.
"If you look at the price of oil it's at a very high level - perhaps not as high as it has been - but you're still looking at PS66 for a barrel of crude oil.
We have to teach about sustainability and green energy and for us to teach it and be burning oil it's slightly a contradiction."
BASF was not aware that the oil it was purchasing was stolen, so no charges were filed against that company.
"The bigger issue is that the CTS is mandating programming, and that's like another old-fashioned notion: giving kids cod liver oil it's probably good for them but they won't take it unless you make them."
Made with cocoa and shea butter, avocado and almond oil it's a great product to leave skin supple and glowing with health.
It must be the length of cooking or the oil it's in, whatever, it sets it apart.
TUNA is a good source of protein and canned in spring water rather than brine or oil it's lower in salt and fat.
'The beauty of it is that being an oil it's very easy to use,' he said.