Synonyms of 'put your shoulder to the wheel'
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If you strive to do something or strive for something, you make a great effort to do it or get it.
He strives hard to keep himself very fit.
make every effort
set to work
If you buckle down to something, you start working seriously at it.(informal)
I just buckled down and got on with playing.
If you apply yourself, there's no reason why you shouldn't pass.
He never exerts himself for other people.
get down to something
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buckle down (informal)
make an effort
go for it (informal)
bend over backwards (informal)
do your best
go for broke (slang)
bust a gut (informal)
spare no effort
make a great effort
give it your best shot (informal)
break your neck (informal)
put yourself out
make an all-out effort (informal)
get your finger out (British , informal)
pull your finger out (British , informal)
knock yourself out (informal)
do your damnedest (informal)
give it your all (informal)
rupture yourself (informal)
Thesaurus for put your shoulder to the wheel from the Collins English Thesaurus