plug away Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"plug away" in British English

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plug away

informal
phrasal verb with plug uk   us   /plʌɡ/ verb [T] (-gg-)
to ​work hard and in a ​determined way, ​especially at something that you ​finddifficult: Katie has been ​plugging away at her ​homework for ​hours.
(Definition of plug away from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"plug away" in American English

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plug away

phrasal verb with plug  us   /plʌɡ/ verb (-gg-)
to ​keepworking hard in a ​determined way, esp. at something that you ​finddifficult: She’s been plugging away at that ​novel for ​years.
(Definition of plug away from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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