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to work especially hard and long on something, often applied to academic study
“In this program, they really keep your nose to the grindstone.“
“I have kept my nose to the grindstone for a week doing this report“
“Mary kept her nose to the grindstone while her friends were out enjoying themselves.“
- Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
” I’ve only got six weeks before my exams start so I’m trying to ___________________________.“
A. keep my nose to the grindstone
B. any port in a storm
C. crack the book
D. a hard nut to crack
- Describe time you had to work or study very hard. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
– When it happened
– How hard you had to work or study
– Why you had to do that
And explain how did you feel about this moment
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