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We set to work with might and main.
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We set to work with might and main.

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  1. Nov 24th 2012, 14:13
    "Might and main" is both adverb and noun. It's an adverb in "We set to work might and main." Melville uses it this way. It's also a cliché, and would find its most typical use as a noun in "We set to work with all our might and main."

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