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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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After previous week's defeat we knew we had it all to do but full credit to all the team, they buckled down and got on with the task.
It's always difficult to win first time out but she buckled down really w e l l ," said North Yorkshire-based Quinn.
KING of the Jungle Joe Swash buckled down to reality yesterday as he jetted back into Britain.
Lauren Neilan (four saves) buckled down in the second half to preserve the shutout.
The winner was among the more lightly raced in the field and his trainer said: "He buckled down well on only his fifth run and I'm pleased with him.
We came in (to the locker room) and talked about it and buckled down in the second half.
When her first marriage went sour, and she realized she might have to raise two children on her own, she buckled down in determination and pursued her dream to create the first private career college in the Canadian province of Newfoundland.
Facing ruin following Argentina's economic collapse in 2002, many a proud business person buckled down and concentrated on getting by in bad times--even walking dogs for a fee.
We all buckled down and did what we had to do," said Erie Chambray, a gymnast-turned-dancer in Central Oklahoma University instructor Tina Kambour's lyrical, five-man Keeping Things Whole.
By JOEMcHUGHAt the age of 21 he could easily have grown disillusioned but buckled down to revive his career in the Highland capital.
But the Filipinos buckled down to work and put up a punishing string of attacks in the second half.
But as ever, hard-working farmers in the area have buckled down and done what they have long had to do and that is deal with whatever the weather and the economy has to throw at them.
Lanes slipped to 7-2 but Horton buckled down to graft his way to 135 not out.
After that one inning, he buckled down and shut (Ayer) down.