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buckle down

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to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

buckle down: to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

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fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap

a shape distorted by twisting or folding

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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fold or collapse

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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The Trojans buckled down defensively after Pasquale's goal, getting solid play in the middle of the field, most notably from Sarah Collins and Jordan Davy.
But Fontair buckled down, getting the next three batters to escape unscathed.
However, Dhehdaah found little under pressure and Madiba just buckled down to finish half a length in front, with Zeloso swooping late for third.
Berkswell looked the likelier winners in the second half, their left flank proving particularly inventive, but Jaguar's defence buckled down well to protect the point.
While most managers would head for the hills at the sight of those equations, David Moyes simply buckled down and got his players into the Champions League.
By JOEMcHUGHAt the age of 21 he could easily have grown disillusioned but buckled down to revive his career in the Highland capital.
The 10-11 shot required plenty of assistance in the saddle from Kieren Fallon, but buckled down well to his task and had too many guns for runner-up Charley Bates as he raced to victory.
I do think the constant injuries took their toll for a while but you have to give him enormous credit for the way he buckled down and fought his way back to form and fitness.
He's really buckled down,'' Taft coach Brian Godsey said.
But they buckled down and, after the home keeper had pulled of four quality stops, they bagged a notable victory when sub Ian McVarish swept home a Tom Thacker cross at the far post.
I'm especially pleased for Brian as he had some troubles over the past couple of years but has buckled down to be an important member of the team.
50) buckled down well to win a maiden at Donny and can beat top weight in his step-up to handicap class in the get-out stakes.
But Northampton buckled down and after Paul Grayson had kicked a penalty they scored two tries in six minutes.
I had brother Richard Bennett (Neil Pearson) down as a real hero in Heaven On Earth (Sun BBC1) when for the sake of his wife and daughter he buckled down to the simple life with a bunch of bible bashers in Wales.
After Hunter led off the second inning with a double to deep right-centerfield, Lackey buckled down and struck out Jones, Ford and Morneau to end the threat.