crack on

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crack on (third-person singular simple present cracks on, present participle cracking on, simple past and past participle cracked on)

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic, often with 'with') continue at a (normally uninteresting) task.
    I must crack on with my essay
  2. To continue apace.
    The project is really cracking on.
  3. (transitive, dated) To put on.
    to crack on more sail, or more steam