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English definition of “beaver away”

beaver away

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with beaver   /ˈbiː.vər/ us    /-vɚ/
to work hard for a long time: She has been beavering away at that essay for hours.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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