extend oneself


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Verb1.extend oneself - strain to the utmost
strain, strive, reach - to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
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Beyond that, without a firm grasp of the reality of genocide, and thus ecocide, one cannot love the world eI not with competence, and not if love is the ability and will to extend oneself for the spiritual growth of others.
Work Drive refers to a person's disposition to work for long hours (including overtime) and an irregular schedule, greater investment of one's time and energy into job and career, and being motivated to extend oneself, if necessary, to finish projects, meet deadlines, be productive, and achieve job success.