(one's) ass off

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(one's) ass off

slang A phrase used to emphasize the preceding verb as having been done to the maximum degree. I worked my ass off to get where I am today! He laughed his ass off when his little brother came home covered in mud.
See also: ass, off
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assclowns" to hold the lighthearted, celebrity-laced affair while the rest of America is "working our asses off.
THE only option we have, it seems to me, is to go out tonight and party our asses off.
What we are going to do is say that tonight is Saturday night, we are going to put our cares and worries to one side for a few brief hours and we are going to go out and party our asses off.
We both laughed our asses off for a while, then went to find Nell.
You made me laugh, I made you be serious, we taught each other Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might And many other pieces of ancient wit, Thereby hung a tale, our tales, our tails, we worked our asses off And played as hard as we could, not to waste the time that on earth Was given us, to live as our parents living and dead would approve, To raise the children healthy and smart, and good and free, To earn respect and love, though it is not polite to say it, As much love as we could possibly-- Arriving at what should be the age of wisdom we keep very busy, You say what we're doing is running out the clock As if we could stop the other team from beating us, Or erase our mistakes.
We're out here playing our asses off and hitting people for a million bucks.
Basically none of us have any money in our teens and twenties, have worked our asses off in our thirties to buy a home, car, get married and perhaps start a family.