"We also need people with chisels inside, chiseling away at that institution, or it's never going to come down."
"It's significant to the point that you're going further up the ladder and chiseling away at the magic number."
That fact alone tends to chisel away at any sympathy people have for Dare.
Nothing was stolen from the house, but a panel on the back door had been chiseled away.
All three Chinese characters on a front gate plaque were chiselled away by workers.
But there's always something chiseling away at your faith.
And so she chiseled away at the god, because that's what she knew how to do.
Every time something presses down on the gas main, it chisels away at the pipe.
The network news departments have been chiseling away at the wall between journalism and politics for quite a while.
In an instant, Reed was chiseling away at the opposite side.