more power to your elbow

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Possibly an elaboration of more power to you, with the speaker expressing the wish that the person addressed will have more strength to achieve their goal.

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more power to your elbow

  1. (Britain) Used to express admiration of a person coupled with wishes for their continued success in an endeavour of their own choosing: all the best; good luck.
    Synonyms: best of luck, more power to your arm

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