slog away

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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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While Ederson, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus wrapped up their campaigns with Copa America glory with Brazil on Sunday night, Riyad Mahrez is still slogging away in the heat of Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
There she is, slogging away, God love her" Actress and former Labour MP Glenda Jackson praises Theresa May.
There she is, slogging away, God love her" - Actress and former Labour MP Glenda Jackson praises Theresa May.
There she is, slogging away, God love her" Actress and former Labour MP Glenda Jackson praises Theresa May "I am quite well-versed in the doctrine of the Catholic Church, but I don't think I am quite going to be made Pope" Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, pictured, when asked if he would be running for the House of Commons Speakership "It was warm.
And even after a slogging away with a sponge, it doesn't always look that much better - which leaves you wondering whether it's even worth it.
"You're training and slogging away thinking, 'why are you doing it?' But this time of year, when you're coming close to the end of August and the ball is hopping off the ground, you kind of say, 'Jesus, it's worthwhile.'" Galway will provide the opposition for the contest in Semple Stadium this Saturday.
She said: "I've been slogging away learning the language and I am getting better all the time.
That's 23 years of slogging away, grafting hard, sacrifice, determination and missing out on a lot of things but I have gained a hell of a lot more from boxing than I have lost.
He just didn't want to end his career slogging away. But it was beautiful to watch him play, and his technique, his drives.
In less than 30 minutes I was feeling the demands of this workout and it seemed far more effective than my usual hour slogging away on a low-intensity gym workout.
There's no point slogging away at the gym, then ruining your efforts with all the wrong foods.
The honours went mad England the epic Ashes every received I used to see Jim training in Essex's Hainault Forest as a kid - slogging away on his own before heading off to his day job, probably without even being able to afford enough hot water for a bath.
"It's 12C at least over there and it's better than slogging away when it's freezing over here."
You could have spent years slogging away with your kid, lovingly slaved over 'her' (actually your) summer projects and laboratory files, prepared umpteen nutritious meals for him/her before the exams, but now you need to fortify yourself with sugar and caffeine before the results are out.
He spent most of last summer in America, slogging away in solitude to prove the experts wrong, and Cotterill has been amazed at the strength of character his striker has shown just to make it back on to the pitch.