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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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No-one at the newspaper's Business Awards would have failed to be impressed by the stories which lay behind its award winners who all, in time of huge economic pressure, had bucKled down and made their businesses stronger, more forward looKing and clearly optimistic about the future.
However Ambivalent (9-2) buckled down well under Andrea Atzeni to score by a length and a half from Set To Music.
However, following the example of Frankel's half-brother Noble Mission who took the Group Two Gordon Stakes last week wearing the same headgear, Ambivalent (9-2) buckled down well under Andrea Atzeni to score by a length and a half from Set To Music.
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.
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.
Instead of giving up, Jenney "buckled down and worked harder"--earning the teacher title as well as a principalship, a whole year earlier than planned.
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.
"I buckled down and worked hard and I've said to Titus: 'If you don't use your talent, you'll hate yourself for the rest of your life and be back at Ipswich'."
"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.
Molina then buckled down the stretch flicking a drop shot for 13-14, before scoring on a kill-block for the deadlock.
The Fil-Am NBA player buckled down to work a few hours after his arrival in this Indonesian capital yesterday noon.