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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He said: "John was out for eight months with an Achilles injury and worked his backside off in the gym.
Speaking to LBC, she said: "He is frustrated, he says he has worked his backside off for decades to build up a reputation and a career, and it can be sliced by a wrong accusation.
We thought we had cured it after we gave him an eight-week break with a good strength and conditioning programme and to be fair he worked his backside off to get fit and back to playing," he said.
I know he struggled on the hard courts to get himself going, he worked his backside off to get through to the quarter-finals without playing great tennis.
But he's worked his backside off and everyone is A[degrees]delighted with the results.
CONOR HOURIHANE has worked his backside off to become an Irish international - but urged fans not to judge him on his two caps to date.
McIntyre said: "It's been quite straightforward but I've got to say he's worked his backside off over the summer.
I think Graham Schlender worked his backside off against Cardiff, and he was unlucky to his two posts before his goal.
He got his head down and worked his backside off, accepting trips to Sunderland with the youth team just to prove himself.
He has worked his backside off throughout his career and he thoroughly deserves this chance.
Englishman worked his backside off all evening against the talented Benfica central defensive partnership of Luisao and Garay to create openings.
Callum has worked his backside off in every game in the past few weeks and has done tremendously well.
The Dutchman worked his backside off to help his team.
Edwin de Graaf 7 The Dutchman worked his backside off to help his team.
Stricker has worked his backside off to drag himself back from what might have been a slide into obscurity and although he might not be the best known athlete in the world, he has gained the respect and admiration of every player on every Tour.