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plug away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplug away phrasal verbWORK HARDto keep working hard at something at If you keep plugging away at it, your English will improve. plug→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
plug awayIn any case, Fred worked, worried, plugged away.Said later that he s an exceptional talent and only bad luck stopped him scoring, and to keep plugging away.He's gone about it quietly, just plugging away and learning from watching others.Ian plugged away at the lab that was to become Roslin, trying to improve the technology of animal transgenesis.But as Sulloway was plugging away, other scientists were busy debunking birth order.An ideal adventure for beginners, this one should have you plugging away till the wee small hours of the morning.plug atWe need to find out where we can improve, and keep plugging away at it.Ian plugged away at the lab that was to become Roslin, trying to improve the technology of animal transgenesis.
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Verb table
plug
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyplug
he, she, itplugs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyplugged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave plugged
he, she, ithas plugged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad plugged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill plug
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have plugged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam plugging
he, she, itis plugging
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you, we, theyare plugging
Past
I, he, she, itwas plugging
you, we, theywere plugging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been plugging
he, she, ithas been plugging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been plugging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be plugging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been plugging
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