September 23, 2010

Idiom: keep (one's) nose to the grindstone

"keep (one's) nose to the grindstone"

Meaning: stay diligent; steadily work hard, without breaks or an uneven pace

Example: I'll keep my nose to the grindstone since I only have a day to detail this car.

Last week's idioms:
catch some Zs
do a bang up job
elbow grease
feel puny
get a kick out of (something)