work till you drop

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work till you drop

To make an effort to complete some task until one has no more energy to devote to it; to work as hard as possible for as long as possible. You better work 'til you drop if you want an A on this assignment!
See also: drop, till, work
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I am sure that I am not on my own wondering whether coroners can work till they drop and is it that we have a shortage of such officers?
So will those who are able have to work till they drop with no autumnal years of leisure?
But they must not lead to a situation where people are forced to work till they drop.
He said: "Making people work till they drop is no solution.
He said: ``Making people work till they drop is no solution.
Should they respect politicians who tell them they'll have to work till they drop at the same time as they award themselves even more generous pensions?