Definition of buckle down in English:
Tackle a task with determination: they will buckle down to negotiations over the next few months
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- But then Saval, with Donal Murphy playing great stuff, buckled down to the task with Fergal McConville and Paul Greenan replying, to leave eight points between the teams.
- We've got to keep buckling down and going for it.
- ‘I was so determined, I just buckled down to it,’ he said.
get (down) to work, set to work, get down to business, roll up one's sleeves, put one's hand to the plough;
work hard, apply oneself, make an effort, strive, be industrious, be diligent, be assiduous, exert oneself, focus
British informal get stuck in
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