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synonyms for back to the salt mines

  • dig
  • grind
  • hammer
  • labor
  • muck
  • perform
  • plod
  • plow
  • pound
  • slave
  • slog
  • sweat
  • toil
  • travail
  • keep nose to grindstone
  • plug away
  • schlepp
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antonyms for back to the salt mines

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  • fill
  • idle
  • laze
  • avoid
  • be lazy
  • dodge
  • hesitate
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How to use back to the salt mines in a sentence

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The Spaniards captured two schooners, having on board 22 officers and 30 men, all of whom were hanged or sent to the mines.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BACK TO THE SALT MINES

  • back to the salt mines
  • dig
  • grind
  • hammer
  • keep nose to grindstone
  • labor
  • muck
  • perform
  • plod
  • plow
  • plug away
  • pound
  • schlepp
  • slave
  • slog
  • sweat
  • toil
  • travail
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.