Meaning of “hammer away at sth” in the English Dictionary


"hammer away at sth" in Business English

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hammer away at sth

phrasal verb with hammer uk /ˈhæmər/ us verb [ T ]

to work hard for a long time in order to achieve something:

Senators promised they would continue to hammer away at issues affecting workers.

(Definition of “hammer away at sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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