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    I would like to know some idioms of an effort you make on doing something

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    Re: Help

    Here are some idioms related to effort.

    a last-ditch or last-gasp: a final attempt, effort, etc.
    In a last-ditch attempt to save his party from electoral defeat, he resigned from the leadership.

    from scratch: from a point where nothing has been done, so you have to do it yourself, without any previous preparation.
    I learned German from scratch in six months.

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    Re: Help

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I would like to know some idioms of an effort you make on doing something
    put some elbow grease into it

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    I would like to know some idioms of an effort you make on doing something
    Put your shoulder to the wheel. Put your nose to the grindstone.



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    working your fingers to the bone
    burning the midnight oil
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/defi...dle*1+0&dict=I
    flogging yourself to death

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    uphill work

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