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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slave, break one's back, buckle down, knuckle downverb

    work very hard, like a slave

Wiktionary

  1. buckle downverb

    To put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself (e.g. to work or study).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buckle down in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buckle down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of buckle down in a Sentence

  1. Iggy Azalea:

    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.

  2. Kim Davis:

    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.

  3. Shinzo Abe:

    Each individual (ruling) Liberal Democratic Party member must take the results to heart and buckle down.

  4. Narushige Michishita:

    If South Korea realizes that Japan is resolved to maintain the firm stance, that will give them an incentive to buckle down and decide what they should do now.

  5. Corey Meyer:

    This is n’t easy, but if you can buckle down and work hard to get approved, the delayed gratification will most certainly be worth it.

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