keep one's nose to the grindstone : Idioms in English

keep one's nose to the grindstone

To work hard continuously
Usage:
Joanne knew she needed to do well on the midterms, so even though her friends had invited her out, she kept her nose to the grindstone.

keep one's nose to the grindstone Meaning(s)

  • (v) work doggedly or persistently
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