English version

buckle down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbuckle down phrasal verbWORK HARDto start working very hard to You’d better buckle down to some revision now. buckle→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
buckle toThey have not buckled down to the determination to fight this war through.If individuals are forced to face the reality of starvation, everyone will buckle down to work.
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Verb table
buckle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybuckle
he, she, itbuckles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybuckled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave buckled
he, she, ithas buckled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad buckled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill buckle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have buckled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam buckling
he, she, itis buckling
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you, we, theyare buckling
Past
I, he, she, itwas buckling
you, we, theywere buckling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been buckling
he, she, ithas been buckling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been buckling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be buckling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been buckling
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