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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The 24-year-old said: "He works his backside off every day.
I think people have been hung up on this so-called natural seven, but what England have is a seven who works his backside off and makes a truckload of tackles.
He is the guy who in the middle of October when you are four points behind in the league, going to Chelsea and have Arsenal the week after, sits in front of his midfield two, works his backside off, gets up the pitch, gets back, sets up goals and digs in," Neville said.
He gets the ball, gets by players, has good delivery and works his backside off.
He's quick and direct and he works his backside off.
Davies added: "Kenny works his backside off to get his chances and his attitude is immense.
Scott works his backside off and there is nobody more passionate about Wales.
He deserves to get that because even though he's 34 now he still works his backside off in training every day.
He's a magnificent keeper who works his backside off every day in training.