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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Many of them have worked their butts off to earn money for their own training and to join the Olympics.
The forwards worked their butts off at Harrogate but we did not match that as an attacking unit.
I am Kloot Let It All In LIKE Manchester pals Elbow, I Am Kloot have worked their butts off for years, with little commercial success.
the players have all worked their butts off since we began training and I have been really impressed with them," said Gatland.
They worked their butts off and I would like to thank them," she said.
Pensioners have been through two wars; they've worked their butts off, they've been in the pits, they've been in electronic factories, engineering in the hard times.
Bridgend MP Madeline Moon said: "Everyone at the factory has worked their butts off to keep the factory going
He also knows that the main favourites for the chop, such as Mo Mowlam, Jack Cunningham and Margaret Beckett, represent the decent, honourable side of British politics and worked their butts off to get Labour into power.
I feel incredibly sorry for my friend's daughter and the 200,000 other A-level students who worked their butts off over the past 12 months and got nothing in return but a rejection letter.
He said: "That was an ownership/management decision and, in fairness to them, they have a great attitude and have come to training and worked their butts off.
I feel really sorry for them because they have worked their butts off.
Because these guys have worked their butts off - literally - for the last six months and provided a reality show which may not have enjoyed the hype of sleb Big Brother but was a hundred times more engrossing.
They've worked their butts off,'' Vipers coach Randy Tasch said.
The 10 seniors on the team have worked their butts off the last three years.