work (one's) ass off

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work (one's) ass off

rude slang 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 ass off at the gym! Sally and Jim work their asses off when we hold our user conference—I don't know what I'd do without them!
See also: ass, off, work

work your ass (or butt) off

work extremely hard. North American vulgar slang
See also: ass, off, work
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I have watched friends--female filmmakers who work their asses off to try to get movies made, and they never get made," she said.
The Algerian Football team better work their asses off during the World Cup games this month, because filthy rich UAE singer Ahlam has promised them a pressie they can't refuse should they win the World Cup title
I let down my supporters, I let down the Warped Tour and I let down my band and the people who work their asses off behind the scenes to make these shows happen," he said.
There are good, honest people who work their asses off and don't reach nearly as much success as this person does,.
I'm not complaining because 99 percent of the people on the planet work their asses off their whole lives and nobody takes note of what they do," he said.
But she also has a sexy warmth on camera: She's usually grinning, even when making employees toe the line or clients work their asses off.
You can't disrespect these professionals who come out here and work their asses off.