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English definition of “keep/put your nose to the grindstone”

keep/put your nose to the grindstone

informal
to work very hard for a long time: She kept her nose to the grindstone all year and got the exam results she wanted.
(Definition of keep/put your nose to the grindstone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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