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Definition of buckle down

buckle down


  • to focus; to perform hard, serious work.
    Sorry I've got to leave the party. I need to buckle down and look for a new job.

    Last edited on Aug 13 2019. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 13 2019.

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