Synonyms to hit the ball

bear down, beat down, bring low, buckle down, couch, crush, debase, defeat, depress, detrude, do double duty, downbear, elucubrate, endeavor, get cracking, get cutting, go all out, haul down, hop to it, hotfoot, hump, hump it, hustle, indent, knuckle down, lay to, lean on it, let down, lower, lucubrate, overpower, overwork, ply the oar, pour it on, press down, pull down, push down, reduce, scratch, shag ass, shake a leg, shake it up, sink, slave, snap to it, spare no effort, step on it, subdue, subjugate, sweat, take down, tear ass, thrust down, vanquish, work hard, work late, work overtime, burn the midnight oil, be behindhand, be late, be overdue, bone, con, contemplate, dig, drill, examine, get up late, go over, grind, keep everyone waiting, keep late hours, miss the boat, oversleep, peruse, plunge into, pore over, practice, read, regard studiously, restudy, review, show up late, stay late, stay up late, study, swot, vet, wade through, go to town, be blo