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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She responds: "I worked my ass off, that's how I got to Oxford.
I worked my ass off and tried to get on point with my dialogue.
I worked my ass off in high school to get into college to buy more time to skate.
They brought in a dance double for me, so I worked my ass off, and it is me up there dancing.
It is what I always fought for and what I worked my ass off for so I am trying to conserve it and trying to do it the best that I can.
I've worked my ass off for a year, I deserve whatever good comes of it, and I don't have to flex myself like a bendi-straw to get in the door anymore.
America, I worked my ass off for your piss-poor wine.
So, I worked my ass off and then became a shift manager.
I've worked my ass off over the last four or five days to really try and get this right," added McIlroy, who claimed his second major and finish top of the money list on both the European and PGA Tour in 2012.
The worst thing is when I have worked my ass off for a photoshoot and then I get slated for getting airbrushed.