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Proceed or progress quickly:‘we'll crack on with the rest of the job this month’
- ‘Satisfied with their viewing of a big hole, they decide to crack on with the trip.’
- ‘You have to put it to one side and crack on with it.’
- ‘As soon as you get home in the evening, crack on with the work.’
- ‘Shall we crack on with The Big Competition instead?’
- ‘Mr Young said church members were now anxious to crack on with the work.’
- ‘Our attitude now is just to crack on with it and move on.’
- ‘For it to make an ounce of sense though I'll crack on with my list.’
- ‘Anyway I really have to crack on with this Dissertation.’
- ‘I can crack on with training now and try and get back in the first team.’
- ‘I thought I'd better crack on with that to have something to show to your brother.’
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