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elbow grease

noun

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the active use of energy in producing a result
  • 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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The first known use of elbow grease was in 1672

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“Elbow grease.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elbow%20grease. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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