scribble away (at something)

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scribble away (at something)

To work hard and hastily writing something down, especially by hand. The students were all scribbling away so intensely that they didn't even notice their teacher leave the room. I could sit in a coffee shop all day scribbling away at my novel, but they don't like it when I loiter there for more than a few hours at a time.
See also: away, scribble
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scribble away (at something)

to write hard and fast at some task. He scribbled away at his notes as the lecturer droned on. Jane sat in the library scribbling away.
See also: away, scribble
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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