plug away

plug away
work slowly and steadily, slug away
  

If you plug away at physics, you will eventually understand it.


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  • plug away at — plug away (at (something)) to keep working in a determined way. He s experienced plenty of hard times, but Ed is still plugging away, playing several nights a week at a local jazz club. The powerful computer was plugging away at the problem for… …   New idioms dictionary

  • plug away — (at (something)) to keep working in a determined way. He s experienced plenty of hard times, but Ed is still plugging away, playing several nights a week at a local jazz club. The powerful computer was plugging away at the problem for weeks …   New idioms dictionary

  • plug away — index labor, persevere, persist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • plug away — verb 1. work doggedly or persistently She keeps plugging away at her dissertation • Syn: ↑peg away, ↑slog, ↑keep one s nose to the grindstone, ↑keep one s shoulder to the wheel • Derivationally related forms: ↑slogger …   Useful english dictionary

  • plug away — v. (D; intr.) to plug away at ( to work at laboriously ) (to plug away at a job) * * * (D; intr.) to plug away at (to plug away at a job; to work at laboriously ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • plug away — PHRASAL VERB If you plug away, you keep trying very hard to do something or achieve something even though you find it difficult. [V P] My confidence is still there and I ll just keep plugging away …   English dictionary

  • plug away (at something) — ˌplug a ˈway (at something) [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they plug away (at something) he/she/it plugs away (at something) present participle plugging away (at something) past tense plugged away (at something …   Useful english dictionary

  • plug away at something — plug away (at (something)) to keep working in a determined way. He s experienced plenty of hard times, but Ed is still plugging away, playing several nights a week at a local jazz club. The powerful computer was plugging away at the problem for… …   New idioms dictionary

  • plug away (at something) — [intransitive] Word forms plug away (at something) : present tense I/you/we/they plug away (at something) he/she/it plugs away (at something) present participle plugging away (at something) past tense plugged away (at something) past participle… …   English dictionary

  • plug away (at something) — [intransitive] Word forms plug away (at something) : present tense I/you/we/they plug away (at something) he/she/it plugs away (at something) present participle plugging away (at something) past tense plugged away (at something) past participle… …   English dictionary

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