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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That goes a long way when you know everyone around you : is working their asses off.
It is very possible that they were working their asses off, doing the very best they could to combat a very difficult problem and became overcome by perhaps a fire, perhaps smoke," Barry Schiff, a TWA pilot for 34 years, said on CNN.
To her, serious diva behaviour just means someone who tramples all over 'little people' who are basically working their asses off for you.
They were working their asses off to 30 or 40 people and we were just blown away.