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Synonyms for elbow grease
el·bow grease

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  1. elbow greasenoun

    Synonyms:
    elbow juice

  2. elbow greasenoun

    Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing.

    Synonyms:
    elbow juice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweatnoun

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work

    "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavour, lather, travail, parturiency, exploit, campaign, childbed, feat, drive, labour, effort, sudor, perspiration, movement, try, sweat, fret, stew, cause, labor, swither, lying-in, confinement, crusade, exertion, endeavor

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How to use elbow grease in a sentence?

  1. Chef Chris Galarza:

    It’s not true at all that gas stoves cook better, in fact, you can cook about 38.6 pounds of food per hour with your gas range, and it’s going to take time and elbow grease to clean and degrease it afterward. With induction, you can cook 70.9 pounds of food per hour – nearly double the amount of food – and your clean up is going to be a lot easier.

  2. Chris Galarza:

    It’s not true at all that gas stoves cook better, in fact, you can cook about 38.6 pounds of food per hour with your gas range, and it’s going to take time and elbow grease to clean and degrease it afterward. With induction, you can cook 70.9 pounds of food per hour – nearly double the amount of food – and your clean up is going to be a lot easier.

  3. Antwon Stephens:

    I think it is going to take a whole lot of elbow grease to keep this movement going strong, but this movement is most powerful because it’s led by students.


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