Definition of elbow grease
: vigorously applied physical labor : hard work
Examples of elbow grease in a sentence
It's going to take some elbow grease to get this counter clean.
<with a little polish and a lot of elbow grease, I was able to make the old silver teapot shine again>
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Definition of elbow grease for English Language Learners
: physical effort : hard work
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