(1) For Alan and Penny, it's been a lot of hard graft , but worth every minute.(2) Now, understand that there was no lying going on, and no graft or theft or anything else of that nature.(3) From oil rip offs to mail scams, the country is infamous for fraud, kickbacks and graft .(4) He was orphaned at the age of nine, and got a job as a cabin boy, and through sheer hard graft , worked is way up the ranks.(5) People seem to have such enthusiasm for the event, but as soon as it comes to a bit of hard graft , the very same people disappear.(6) Months of casting, rehearsal and hard graft had produced a cohesion any company would be proud of.(7) they can graft a new hand onto the arm(8) After months of hard graft restoring the rooms to a decent standard, and setting up a charity to raise money, the centre finally opened and Jackie hasn't looked back since.(9) success came after years of hard graft(10) Public procurement laws also need urgent reform to prevent graft and corruption.(11) Clever footwork, intelligent running and sheer hard graft earned him plenty of applause.(12) I worked on the programme for two and half years, and nothing came close when it came to hard graft .(13) Doubtless, they'll be glad to rest for a couple of weeks before the hard graft of the championship.(14) they can graft a new hand on to the nerve ends(15) The only friends I had were people I would graft with or put money together for drugs with.(16) Jessica underwent a second operation to graft nerve tissue from the back of her legs into her arm.