work until you drop

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work until 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 until you drop if you want an A on this assignment!
See also: drop, until, work
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He can over elaborate at times, but he's big and strong, will work until he drops and he will definitely score goals.
The 1945 film--Ella Kazan's first--used the revelation of Katie Nolan's unexpected pregnancy to push the d reamer husband to go off to hard work until he drops.
He favours fine wines in the more upmarket restaurants of Teesside, is self employed and apparently determined to work until he drops, speaks affectionately and regularly of his charming wife and probably wouldn't recognise a lurcher if one of them bit his backside.