keep/put your nose to the grindstone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “keep/put your nose to the grindstone” in the English Dictionary

"keep/put your nose to the grindstone" in British English

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keep/put your nose to the grindstone

informal to ​work very hard for a ​longtime: She ​kept her nose to the ​grindstone all ​year and got the ​examresults she ​wanted.
(Definition of keep/put your nose to the grindstone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep/put your nose to the grindstone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 长时间苦干…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長時間苦幹…
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