plough a lone/lonely furrow

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Definition of plough a lone/lonely furrow

British, literary
: to do something alone or do something that no one else will do She has had to plough a lone/lonely furrow in her pursuit of reform.

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“Plough a lone/lonely furrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plough%20a%20lone%2Flonely%20furrow. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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