English version

hack away at something

From Longman Business Dictionaryhack away at something phrasal verb [transitive] to work slowly and with difficulty in order to reduce somethingBudget cutters are being forced to hack away at their favorite domestic programs. hack→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hack
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhack
he, she, ithacks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhacked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hacked
he, she, ithas hacked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hacked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hack
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hacked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hacking
he, she, itis hacking
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you, we, theyare hacking
Past
I, he, she, itwas hacking
you, we, theywere hacking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hacking
he, she, ithas been hacking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hacking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hacking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hacking
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