peg away


Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.peg away - 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"
Translations

w>peg away

vi (inf)nicht locker lassen (at mit)
References in classic literature ?
Heaven grant that they may be of a kind sufficiently noxious for the doctor to let me peg away at them
Why should a grandson and grandfather peg away at each other with mutual wiolence when all might be bliss and concord.
and I should peg away at Blackstone and all those fellows with the most tremendous ardour.