work like a Trojan


work like a Trojan
work like a Trojan old-fashioned phrase
to work very hard
Thesaurus: to work hardsynonym
Main entry: Trojan

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work like a Trojan (or Trojans)
work extremely hard

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work like a Trojan
chiefly Brit old-fashioned : to work very hard

He's been working like a Trojan on this project.

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Main Entry:Trojan

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work like a ˈTrojan f5 idiom
(old-fashioned) to work very hard
Main entry:Trojanidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Trojan — ► NOUN ▪ an inhabitant of ancient Troy in Asia Minor. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Troy. ● work like a Trojan Cf. ↑work like a Trojan …   English terms dictionary

  • Trojan — 1.) trademark a type of ↑condom sold in the US 2.) old fashioned work like a Trojan to work very hard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trojan — n. (misc.) to work like a Trojan ( to work very hard ) * * * (misc.) to work like a Trojan ( to work very hard ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Trojan — Tro|jan1 [ troudʒən ] noun count someone from the ancient city of Troy, which was destroyed in a war by the Greeks work like a Trojan OLD FASHIONED to work very hard Trojan Tro|jan 2 [ troudʒən ] adjective 1. ) someone who is Trojan is from the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Trojan — /troh jeuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Troy. 3. a person who shows pluck, determination, or energy: to work like a Trojan. [bef. 900; ME; OE Troian < L Trojanus, equiv. to… …   Universalium


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