TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ONE'S HAND TO THE PLOUGH»
The term «put one's hand to the plough» is used very little and occupies the 160.462
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A Collection of Confusible Phrases
So am I - join the crowd. follow the plough put one's hand to the plough follow the
plough be a ploughman or peasant: His boys followed the plough: and his girls
went out to service. put one '.v hand to the plough (also: turn one 's hand to the ...
Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
Put one's hand to the plough: Begin an undertaking * He will certainly prove his
worth in the new assignment once he puts his hand to the plough Put one's mind
to: Give one's attention or mental energy to * If you really put your mind to it, you ...
0fW MAAfctM* to put one's hand to the plough HH 4plf^ I *^f£*HE— ffS (Don't
worry; we've already put our hands to the plough. ^F>ffi it* □ ainaMii&iif^rT •) to
put/ stretch forth one's hand against 1. J(] * to raise/ lift a/ one's hand (to) it WrSi®.
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Hogg's weekly instructor [afterw.] Hogg's instructor
And to ' put one's hand to the plough ' in the mntter of religion, is to devote to it
heart and soul — to adopt its faith and its duties as the grand end of all existence.
The furrows made by the Israelitish plough were ruts, similar to those made by
To put one's hand into one's pocket is not always as much charity as to put one's
hand to the plough. Take a good example. The late James Bracfcenbridge, an
alumnus of Princeton seminary, was one day returning from preaching, in the ...
Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
... but a similar thought is found earlier in Greek, in the writing of the poet
Epicharmus (c.530–440 BC), and in Latin, in the writings of the Roman
philosopher and poet Seneca the Younger (c.4 BCAD65). put one's hand to the
plough set out on ...
Modern Anglo-Bengali Dictionary:
Plough-staff- *r Plough -tail— sin i Plouh-tree— f i Plough-wright— Snow-ploxigh
— ^w T S«T i Steam-plough— ?»i i To look back from the plough — To cease
from work that has been seriously begun ; To put one's hand to the plough — To
Oxford Treasury of Sayings and Quotations
With reference to the practice of making spoons out of the horns of cattle orsheep
put one's hand to the plough undertake a task; enter on a course of life or conduct
, from the Bible (Luke): see DETERMINATION 26 quotations ▷ Faint, yet ...
Dictionnaire françois-anglois et anglois-françois ... revue ...
fceo, Mft/rr la main devant ou nr, ton visage To put one's hand to the plough,
Mettrela main It I'&itvre. To put a house in repair, Metlre wit maison en etat. To put
horses 10 a coach, cart, oxen to A teem, Atteler. To put to again, Reolteler. To put
A dictionary of the
Holy Bible: containing an historical ...
12. PLOUGH,' a well-known instrument for tilling of ground. To put one's hand to
the plough and look back, signifies, to engage in Christ's service, particularly that
of the ministry, and afterwards turn away to a worldly or wicked course, Luke ix.