Plenty of soap and water, disinfectant, and elbow grease make a distemper prevention that is much better than any cure.
There it is; that's Injun tan, an' I hope you see that elbow grease is the main thing in tannin'.
"elbow grease" is the principal secret connected with the art of glossing linen.
I learnt him how to talk Injun an' read rapids an' build a fire with tinder an' elbow grease.
The roundhouse men were careless and he decided to show them what “elbow grease” and industry could do.
All I seen was the way he cranked the machine, and he didn't waste any elbow grease doin' it, either.
A little more soap and elbow grease, the women said, was the secret.
They were a rough lot; not troublesome, but the kind of rough that saves itself backache and elbow grease.
In the field a string cleaner will do the business, but at once when you get to permanent camp use a rod and elbow grease.
Polishing brings out the beauty of horns of cattle and bison, if the operator is lavish of elbow grease.
Strenuous physical effort: “If you're going to get this job done, you'll need to apply a little elbow grease.”
Muscular exertion; physical effort (1710+)