work (one's) butt off

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work (one's) butt 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 butt off at the gym! Sally and Jim work their butts off when we hold our user conference—I don't know what I'd do without them!
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Jermain has worked hard to stay positive and says: "I've just been so focused and I've worked my butt off just to do something that I love and pursue my dreams.
I'm proud of how I look and worked my butt off for four months.
Commissioned by the BBC to represent 20 local radio stations I worked my butt off covering every single sport, interviewing 275 competitors and generally having a whale of a time.
But I have worked my butt off in Croydon for the last year and there have been huge improvements.
The contract was awarded after the congressman lauded the Karics' "extensive humanitarian and charity projects," but Karen insists it was her old-fashioned sweat equity that won the day: "I worked my butt off, and they liked it.
Like thousands of kids in North America, I became a gas-can hustler and worked my butt off all day for a few moments of magic aloft.
I worked my butt off in school and earned good grades and a partial scholarship.
But, since my daughter was born, I've worked my butt off to lose all that extra weight.
I'm proud of how I look and worked my butt off for 4 months," the Daily Mail quoted him as tweeting.
I've looked at the videos, talked to the coaches and worked my butt off for the past few weeks.
I worked my butt off for football season, and football is probably more fulfilling than wrestling.
And we earned it together, I worked my butt off doing the tours and everything," the Daily Express quoted her as saying.