elbow grease


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the use of energy to do something

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Only dedication and elbow grease can save the day, in this playful storybook with an important message, highly recommended for parents to read aloud to young children.
Brown and Lyle located the C99 and, with a little elbow grease, restored the machine to its original state.
DAWSON CREEK, British Columbia, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael and Debbie Chemerys, owners of Elbow Grease Ventures, Limited located at 632 114th Avenue - Suite B, recently added UHaul truck and trailer rentals to the small engine and equipment-repair services they currently offer to the Dawson Creek community.
Now -- thanks to the elbow grease, time and resources of some dedicated parents, teachers and community volunteers -- there are fruit trees, a greenhouse, recycling equipment, and an amphitheater used as an outdoor nutrition classroom on a plot of land that sat vacant for 30 years.
Renovations were necessary; so, with a little over $100,000 and a lot of elbow grease and prayer the work got done.
Ogden City event sponsors supplied all painting and repair materials, while ASMC members contributed elbow grease and enthusiasm.
Excessive use of water risked damaging the tiles, so after some experimentation, workers discovered the winning combination was seven "wishabs" an hour and lots of elbow grease.
The scrubbing strip allows users to add extra elbow grease to scuff marks and other spots without bending down.
But while the culprits--allergens--can be found in everything from air vents to bed sheets to carpets, experts note they can be kept under control--and red eyes to a minimum--through a combination of common sense, elbow grease and technology.
A professional-quality, in-depth resource fully accessible to lay readers, and a "must-have" for anyone considering some serious home improvement elbow grease.
And Eric Turtle, chairman of Backworth-based MG Northumbria, and Mencap students will need plenty of elbow grease to put a shine on more than 200 vehicles expected to visit Dilston Hall on Sunday.
Farming was his first real job but when his father retired, the family gave up their land and David decided applying elbow grease to beautiful furniture was his future.
Their elbow grease will revamp six drab ensuite bathrooms and a kitchen used by the 63 blind and partially sighted children at the West Derby school.
The new Flash Car Wash system, launched in the UK yesterday, lets you get that pin-shine finish without any of the elbow grease.
In other words, to be productive, it's time to get back to good, old-fashioned elbow grease.