keep one's shoulder to the wheel


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Verb1.keep one's shoulder to the wheel - work doggedly or persistently; "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"