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English definition of “put your back into sth”

put your back into sth

to use a lot of physical effort to try to do something: You could dig this plot in an afternoon if you really put your back into it.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy Grammar:PutThe irregular verb put means ‘move something into a particular place’. The past simple form is put and the -ed form is put:See more
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