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To work hard

work at

to try hard to develop or improve something

forge

verb

to work hard to achieve something

overwork

verb

to work harder than you should

slave

verb

to work very hard

apply yourself

to work very hard on something for a long time

put your back into something

to do something, especially physical work, with a lot of effort

buckle down

to start working hard and seriously

slog

verb

to work hard and for a long time doing something that is difficult or boring

exert yourself

to use a lot of physical or mental effort

work on

to spend time producing or improving something

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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