pound away

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vihämmern; (music, drums, guns)dröhnen; our guns were pounding away at the enemy positionwir hatten die feindliche Stellung unter anhaltendem Beschuss; he was pounding away at the typewriterer hämmerte auf der Schreibmaschine herum
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China Sailor Rattle thy teeth, then, and pound away; make a pagoda of thyself.
Reception was Kenyan's main undoing in the second set as Puerto Rico continued to pound away on attack and took an 8-6 lead at the first TTO and appeared in control, but the momentum soon changed.
Trump is 6 feet 3 inches tall and 239 pounds, one pound away from being considered obese based on a scale used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
They continued to pound away at us going to their strengths.
Try these alternatives: Run: Instead of hitting the streets, head for the gym and pound away on the treadmill.
Something inside Roy snaps and he grabs the nearest blunt object to smash over the head of the cowering intruder and continues to pound away even when the guy is lying motionless on the floor.
OAKRIDGE - Firefighters on Wednesday continued to pound away on steep hillsides, working toward full containment of five lightning-isparked fires in the Willamette National Forest's Middle Fork Ranger District.
Of those, two have already graced the winner's enclosure and there was plenty to like about the way former Drumbo Park raider Pound Away scored on debut in A7 company.
And while they pound away on their instruments to beat the world record, they also hope to raise cash for the MS Society.
Harriers continued where they had left off at Halifax to pound away at the visitors defence and it took only eight minutes to open the scoring.
There are a lot of girl-friendly DVDs around these days that don't feature over-tanned flabby blokes with dodgy moustaches pulling horrible faces as they pound away at blow-up-doll types!
We know athletes and ballet dancers are likely to suffer from arthritis and joint problems with advancing age, but how often do we relate that to ourselves as we pound away on a treadmill or sweat through the latest dance class?