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I can't recall that phrasal verb and I'm upset.

It's like a 's**** away' phrasal verb.
Also, if I've got it right, it means to work hard, but it's not slave away.
Anyone?

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It might possibly be slog away (at)

  • there you go man – Angyang Jun 20 at 11:17
  • I cross posted, though refreshed this page a few minutes ago! – Stacker Lee Jun 20 at 11:41
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Slog

https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/slog_1

e.g. I had been slogging away at the computer all day without success.

  • crossposted with @Henry above, who answered first. – Stacker Lee Jun 20 at 11:46

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