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work (one's) buns 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 buns off at the gym! Sally and Jim work their buns off when we hold our user conference—I don't know what I'd do without them!
See also: buns, off, work

get your buns over here

slang Come to me immediately. "Buns" is a slang term for the buttocks. Did you really just sass me? Get your buns over here! Hey, get your buns over here, I need your help!
See also: buns, get, here, over

Get your ass over here!

 and Get your buns over here!; Get your butt over here!
Sl. Get yourself over here, now! Get your butt over here and help me move this trunk.
See also: ass, get, over

work one's tail off

 and work one's buns off; work one's ass off; work one's butt off
Inf. Fig. to work very hard. (Use caution with butt.) I worked my tail off to get done on time. You spend half your life working your butt off—and for what?
See also: off, tail, work

buns

n. the buttocks. Look at the buns on that guy!

Get your ass over here!

and Get your buns over here! and Get your butt over here!
imperative Get yourself over here, now! (Usually objectionable.) Get your ass over here and clean this up. Get your butt over here and help me move this trunk.
See also: ass, get, over

Get your buns over here!

verb
See also: buns, get, over

work one’s tail off

and work one’s ass off and work one’s buns off and work one’s butt off
tv. to work very hard. (Often objectionable.) You spend half your life working your butt off—and for what? I worked my buns off to get this done on time!
See also: off, tail, work

work one’s buns off

verb
See also: buns, off, work
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