Slaving away at his job, even on a Sunday.
But that's why I have to keep slaving away; business won't wait.
"You get tired of slaving away in the kitchen when everyone else is having a good time."
How long had she been here, slaving away to no purpose?
Finally David asked, "They still have you slaving away over there?"
She'd been in the new job for about a month, and was slaving away over the paperwork she wasn't yet used to.
Some poor hubby or daddy is back home slaving away.
To think, after all these years, slaving away in secret, the ship was finally ready!
I spend all day in the office slaving away on your behalf.
Somebody has to do it and you've got every brain in the place slaving away over a hot microphone.
Parents toil away for 40 hours or more in the office.
We toiled away and worked hard but didn't get our game going.
They toil away, trapped in their plots and characters just as we are.
They continued to toil away at their allotted tasks, only dimly aware that the ship had changed around them.
Hundreds of locals toiled away in a notorious linen mill during the 19th century.
They toil away for years on a single work.
Most of them toil away at newspapers and television stations, working behind the scenes, often months at a time on a single project.
He gave me endless free refills of coffee as I toiled away.
Indeed, she seemed content to toil away, hour by hour.
He toils away on stage, building up a great sweat, as if in competition with all the factories in China.