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Meaning of "put one's hand to the plough" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUT ONE'S HAND TO THE PLOUGH

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT ONE'S HAND TO THE PLOUGH

put on one´s thinking cap
put on the dog
put on the map
put on the ritz
put on to
put one across
put one in mind of
put one over on
put one´s back into
put one´s best foot forward
put one´s cards on the table
put one´s feet up
put one´s foot down
put one´s foot in it
put one´s head in a noose
put one´s house in order
put one´s money where one´s mouth is
put one´s oar in
put one´s shirt on
put one´s shoulder to the wheel

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT ONE'S HAND TO THE PLOUGH

although
breaking plough
breastplough
clough
disc plough
enough
furlough
gang plough
lister plough
lough
plough
replough
rotary plough
rough
slough
snowplough
stump-jump plough
the Plough
though
turlough

Synonyms and antonyms of put one's hand to the plough in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «put one's hand to the plough» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of put one's hand to the plough to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of put one's hand to the plough from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «put one's hand to the plough» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

把一个人的手犁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poner la mano en el arado
570 millions of speakers

English

put one´s hand to the plough
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हल करने के लिए किसी के हाथ डाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وضع واحد في يد على المحراث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

положить свою руку на плуг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colocar a mão no arado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাঙ্গলের হাতে হাত রাখুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mettre la main à la charrue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Letakkan tangan seseorang untuk membajak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

legte eine Hand an den Pflug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鋤に手を置く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쟁기 에 자신의 손을 넣어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine tangan kanggo bajak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặt bàn tay của một người để cày
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கலப்பை ஒரு கையால் போடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नांगर हात लावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Elini sabana koymak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mettere la mano all´aratro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umieścić własnego rękę do pługa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

покласти свою руку на плуг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pune mâna cuiva pe plug
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βάλει το χέρι του στο αλέτρι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit ´n mens se hand aan die ploeg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätter sin hand till plogen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sette en hånd på plogen
5 millions of speakers

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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 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT ONE'S HAND TO THE PLOUGH»

Discover the use of put one's hand to the plough in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to put one's hand to the plough and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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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 ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2004
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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 ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
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®. ft i ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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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 the ...
Titan, James Hogg, 1852
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Niles Weekly Register
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 ...
‎1836
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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 ...
Elizabeth Knowles, 2006
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The 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  ...
Charuchandra Guha, 2007
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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 ...
Susan Ratcliffe, 2011
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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  ...
Louis Chambaud, 1815
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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.
James Wood, 1813

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