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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And finally, to everyone working their butts off within the NHS fighting to make it work, thank YOU
I know the guys who haven't been playing have been in the nets every day working their butts off, they're ready to go if they're needed," Fox Sports quoted Harris, as saying.
But basically these young bands are working their butts off with their own money, you know, they paid for it, driving from town to town.
There are friends of mine who are working their butts off trying to get into shows and are struggling.
Everybody from the defense to the forwards were working their butts off.
As the midterm election looms, GenQ recognizes the young gays and lesbians working their butts off behind the political scenes.
Of course, the guys are upset - and so they should be after working their butts off against a team such as the Ospreys.
I am not, however, committed to, or even willing to accept, parasitic elements within our industry trying to cash in on those who are working their butts off to put on the show.
Garth Brooks said, "Behind every extraordinary achievement, what you'll find is no big secret, just a whole bunch of people working their butts off -- and that's why I'm here, to say `Thanks to all of you'".
If he gets a yellow card then he's going to be sitting down while 14 other blokes are working their butts off.
They are working their butts off for gay rights in a party that is in the clutches of religious conservatives.
Zac:They're working their butts off and doing a good job at what they're doing.
As a job for the management, it's important they get that done because we don't want to be letting down the players who have been working their butts off so far as well as fans who want to see this new club be a success.