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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I go into every day of camp as if it's my last camp, I'll work my backside off.
I have to work my backside off to pay my way and look after my family.
I then had to work my backside off to close a 20-second gap and by the time I got there my tyres were destroyed and I could not overtake.
Now I can work my backside off and have physio, but then come home and switch off in a family environment.
I more or less have to work my backside off to get any money.
Speaking of her quest for success, she vowed; "I'm gonna work my backside off.