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put one's nose to the grindstone

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  • as inbuckle down
  • as inkeep one's nose to the grindstone

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antonyms for put one's nose to the grindstone

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  • be lazy
  • ignore
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    How to use put one's nose to the grindstone in a sentence

    He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    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
    Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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    capacitor

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