Definition of put or set one's hand to the plough in English:
Embark on a task: she needed a rest, but she had set her hand to the plough
[With biblical allusion to Luke 9:62]
More example sentences
- There is no room for nostalgia, no looking back once we have put our hand to the plough.
- The farmer put his hand to the plough to find brides for lonely country men.
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