run (someone) off his or her feet

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run (someone) off his or her feet

To make someone work very hard and/or quickly, especially to an exhausting or exasperating degree; to make great demands of someone's time or energy. With the recent reductions in staff, my boss has been running me off my feet lately! Just about every parent on the planet knows how kids can run you off your feet.
See also: feet, off, run
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But now a blooming six months pregnant and with two toddlers who run her off her feet, life's not so easy.
Hati Roy had been a thought, but I'd said she wouldn't be any good if it was quick ground because they would run her off her feet early on.