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[mass noun] A great deal of effort or endurance:‘it takes hard work to be successful in business’‘my father always taught me the value of hard work’
- ‘Like any business, long hard work is your greatest asset.’
- ‘No one is suggesting here that talent and hard work should not be rewarded.’
- ‘Children need to know they are important because of who they are, not just because of their performance or hard work.’
- ‘By the end of the semester, the students were unanimous that the hard work had been worthwhile.’
- ‘Today I watched my month's hard work come to a nasty end.’
- ‘There is very little luck involved, just a lot of hard work.’
- ‘Demands and tough rhetoric are easy; negotiations require commitment and hard work.’
- ‘He asserted that they were an agricultural people who did not disdain hard work.’
- ‘Our people know it takes hard work to be successful in the dairy business.’
- ‘Her art speaks of love of nature, family and friends and the value of hard work and good faith.’
- ‘He knew he could achieve the American dream only by hard work.’
- ‘They arrived at my doorstep with the classic American tale of hard work leading to brilliant success.’
- ‘A good idea backed up by a clear structure and hard work is the foundation of all great art.’
- ‘I am now finally at a place I wanted to be at artistically, but it has taken many years of hard work.’
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