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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I've worked my backside off so I want to see how much further I can push myself.
My parents had to provide everything for me and I went back to school and worked my backside off.
I have absolutely worked my backside off to WRITE this album, not copping out on all covers.
I've worked my backside off since coming into professional rugby," he said.
I was flying before it happened and I've worked my backside off for the last 15 or 16 months to get back.
I don't think I was blessed with pace or skill but I listened and worked my backside off and got rewards for it.
I haven't worked my backside off in the gym, been running for six months, just for him to come back and 'top' me again.
Like most of the country, I worked my backside off for more than 25 years and pumped money into the company pension.
I worked my backside off because the harder I worked, the bigger my tip.
I've worked my backside off in the gym with my trainer Tom Chaney and we've had the best training camp so far to prepare for this fight.
I've worked my backside off for eight months and then in the week of the fight I lose not one, but two opponents.
I worked my backside off in the summer to come back in the best possible shape and am delighted the manager has given me the nod.
I worked my backside off and for 10 years didn't go near Rugby Park as I was so bitter at how it ended.
I have worked my backside off, like you would do in any job, but if you put the effort in there's no reason why you shouldn't succeed.