hard work and determination

"Hard work" means doing work that is difficult. "Determination" is a personality trait that some people have. Determination allows a person to continue to work hard on something, even though they might want to quit. An example of determination is an athlete who wakes up at 5:00 in the morning every day to train for two hours before going to school.

"Hard work and determination" often appear together.

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