slave, break one's back, buckle down, knuckle down(verb)
work very hard, like a slave
To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).
The numerical value of buckle down in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of buckle down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I would have to either make a decision to stand or I would have to buckle down and leave, and if I left, resigned or chose to retire, I would have no voice for God’s word. So when that day came, she issued an edict : No more marriage licenses would be issued in Rowan County. It was a decision that would bring down the wrath of militant LGBT activists and their supporters.
I realize that artists can become fatigued from touring the world over, but if it's your first major tour, you've got to buckle down and do it, said Sami Jarroush, a music blogger for Consequence of Sound. Short of suffering from an actual medical emergency, saying you're going to stop performing so you can take a vacation isn't exactly going to make you look good in the eyes of however many fans you have left.
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- mettersi sotto aItalian
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