bang away

verb
banged away; banging away; bangs away

Definition of bang away

intransitive verb

1 : to work with determined effort students banging away at their homework
2 : to attack persistently police are going to keep banging away at you— Erle Stanley Gardner

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Examples of bang away in a Sentence

the design team has been banging away at that project for months

First Known Use of bang away

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bang away was in 1818

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“Bang away.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bangs%20away. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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