Thesaurus / elbow grease
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A little more soap and elbow grease, the women said, was the secret.

Land of the Burnt ThighEdith Eudora Kohl

The sandpapering of this putty is of the greatest importance and requires an extra amount of elbow grease.

"Less chin-wag going; you'll want all your energy for elbow grease," he exclaimed.

A Lively Bit of the FrontPercy F. Westerman

The roundhouse men were careless and he decided to show them what “elbow grease” and industry could do.

Ralph on the EngineAllen Chapman

He tanned his skins in the way customary with most savages: clean skinning, brain emulsion, and plenty of elbow grease.

But I count as that there old-fashioned grate do take a rare bit of elbow grease.

Six PlaysFlorence Henrietta Darwin

Plenty of soap and water, disinfectant, and elbow grease make a distemper prevention that is much better than any cure.

The AiredaleWilliams Haynes

In the field a string cleaner will do the business, but at once when you get to permanent camp use a rod and elbow grease.

Camp and TrailStewart Edward White

Precept, iz a buck saw, experience the elbow grease, that runs the cussed thing.

"Elbow grease" is the principal secret connected with the art of glossing linen.

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