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slog away

To work (on something) strenuously and continuously, especially for a long period of time. Sorry, I won't join you for lunch today—I've got too much to do, so I'm just going to keep slogging away. I've been slogging away at this report for the last three days. I'm just ready for it to be finished!
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slog away

v.
To work diligently for a lengthy period of time: The student slogged away on the algebra assignment.
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"It is not right that people who have slogged away for a decade to rescue Britain from the banking crisis are still paying the price.
Nathan Buck then slogged away at the end of the innings, scoring his maiden first class fifty before Nick Selman, the 10th bowler used by Glamorgan, and much to the delight of Glamorgan opening batsman, captured his first championship wicket when the batsman edged to Cooke.
Buck then slogged away at the end of the innings, scoring his maiden firstclass fifty before opening batsman Nick Selman, the 10th bowler used by Glamorgan, wrapped things up as he captured his first Championship wicket when Ben Sanderson edged to Chris Cooke.
GARY DICKER 6 Slogged away for the cause without much return for his endeavours in thick of battle.
All the players slogged away on a pitch that was in remarkably good condition, even if some of the forward play resembled the World War I battle of the Somme, where even five metres of ground was hard-earned.
Then think of his predecessors, who slogged away in footballAAEs dark ages.
Yet these are the sort of occasions they slogged away in the Championship for.
But I slogged away for 10 years playing very intimate gigs, so I don't miss them at all!"
They slogged away - and took their opportunity when it came."
"Freedom is something I slogged away at by not compromising," he says.
He has endured a series of painful operations and slogged away on the training ground but cruelly the injury has beaten him.
But why two right-footed players, Mickey Brown and Steve Jagielka, were required to operate on a foreign flank, while a natural left-footer, Sam Aiston, slogged away down the right, still remained a mystery.
Currently O'Haver spends most of his time writing in his apartment in the beachside community of Venice, Calif., with his inappropriately named cat, Tiny--a far cry from the mail room at New Line, where he slogged away while making short films.
Still, the Main Prison Administration established by the Ministry of Internal Affairs in 1879 slogged away at reform and, by the late 1890s, had created a more professional cohort of prison bureaucrats.
Many workers have kept their heads down since the 2008 financial crash and slogged away, just grateful to have a job.