work (one's) backside off

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work (one's) backside 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 backside off at the gym! Sally and Jim work their backsides off when we hold our user conference—I don't know what I'd do without them!
See also: backside, off, work
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He has captured the hearts of Evertonians with a willingness to work his backside off.
He will work his backside off and never drop his level in training and the importance of Rooney [is huge]; he is a vital player, a champion player and someone that wins you the league.
While Nikica work his backside off, Yak had a tendency not to show enough urgency and only come alive in the penalty area.
He's always been the type of guy to work his backside off and leave no stone unturned," he added.
Likewise, Donati now has to understand there's no margin for error in his game and work his backside off in the middle of the park in the absence of Brown.
Not bad for a player who didn't exactly work his backside off outside the penalty area