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!
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You work your backside off in the stressful world that is austerity Britain, where folk are just glad to be able to put in a day's work and get paid for it.
You work your backside off and I've lost pounds 2,500 so sometimes you wonder why you bother.
You work your backside off to win a race like this and then it costs you two and a half grand," said the rider.
If you want something really badly you have to be prepared to put yourself through anything, work your backside off and never stop," she added.
You have to be passionate about, so interested and in love with what you do, that you work your backside off 98% of the time," said Ms Elvin For more on the Entrepreneurs' Forum conference, see page 34