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Life Itself, in theaters July 4, opens with Ebert in the hospital, hammering away on a film review.

Jones, ever the charmer, proceeds to slink behind the desk and begin fake-hammering away at the keyboard.

But behind closed doors, she was quietly hammering away at strategic agreements to boost U.S. business interests.

Simon is sitting on his stool, hammering away at a half-finished boot, when he hears a knock at his door.

As you see, I am back to the old quarters, settled down in the old groove, hammering away at the old grind.

Ever he was hammering away, as many others had done before him, at a problem which seemed insoluble.

Yes, here I have been doing all this, while you still are hammering away at that one poor plaguy Inferno!

It's due to you that I kept hammering away on the wrong tack for years.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hammer away/hammer into, such as: continue, drive home, drub into, drudge, drum into, and endeavor.

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