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keep one nose to grindstone

see definition of keep one nose to grindstone
  • as inburn the candle at both ends
  • as in
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Synonyms for keep one nose to grindstone

verb do too much
  • bite off more than one can chew
  • go to extremes
  • go too far
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • overdo
  • overextend oneself
  • slave
  • spread oneself too thin
  • stay on the treadmill
  • take on too much
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