beaver away

phrasal verb

beavered away; beavering away; beavers away
: to work in a very active and energetic way
They've been beavering away for hours.
often + at
They're still beavering away at the problem.

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“Beaver away.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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