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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I want to be good at it, I don't want stuff chucked at me I want to work my butt off to get my goal.
Clarke played the first two rounds with the 24-year-old, who shot a course-record equalling 62 at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort After his closing 65, Pieters said: "Darren has got plenty of good players to pick from, so if he doesn't pick me, then so be it and I'll work my butt off to get there in the next one.
I'm excited to play for them and work my butt off at Oregon.
I work my butt off but all they want to talk about is my body" - Film star Christina Hendricks.
Even as they applaud, you know this brute fact: You are only as good as your next sentence" Award-winning best-selling novelist Hilary Mantel "Westminster is like Hogwarts on steroids, a Byzantine place, like a very beautiful museum" Green MP Caroline Lucas "I work my butt off but all they want to talk about is my body" Film star Christina Hendricks "A lot of people would say, 'I would rather have a heart attack at the height of sexual passion'.
I am ready for the next four months of putting my head down, working hard and if someone pays the money that will further my career, then all the better; if they don't, then I will work my butt off to get what I want in football.
I'll work my butt off for a few years then get married, have kids and live in the country.
I'm prepared to work my butt off to get into this side and Dave Jones has made it clear that the best players play.
I work my butt off baking these dumb pies, testing again and again to get the recipe right, and I still can't sell a single one.
I'll work my butt off to stay here,'' Allmond said.