work (one's) butt off

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work (one's) butt off

To work really hard (on or at something). I know you thought it was just a silly New Year's resolution, but I've been working my butt off at the gym! Sally and Jim work their butts off when we hold our user conference—I don't know what I'd do without them!
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We pulled together as a team and really worked our butts off to keep them from getting in there,'' said Wiseman, a senior and three-year, two-way starter.
People like me have been mugs to have worked all our lives and worked our butts off when we need not have done
We've worked our butts off for a month to try and stop this disease spreading and we find that people are moving sheep illegally.
Back then there was a 20-bird limit and we worked our butts off while the seniors dozed under air conditioners at my Uncle Virge's house, where pictures of long-deported dovehunter uncles lined the walls.
We have worked our butts off to deliver the most interesting and innovative content to Chicago's business community and one of just seven organizations selected in the United States.