Break your neck - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
break your neck
break (one's) neck
To put forth a great deal of effort. I've been breaking my neck trying to get a passing grade this semester, so failing by two measly points is incredibly frustrating. Don't break your neck trying to please these people—they'll never appreciate it.
break your ˈneck (doing something/to do something) (informal) make a great effort: There’s no need to break your neck trying to get here by five. We can always wait for you.
References in periodicals archive
My wife said, `If you break your neck
again, you're calling your own ambulance,' ' Tinsley said, his eyes watering with laughter.
You can break your neck
, you can break your arm, you can get seriously injured,'' Phillips said.