run yourself into the ground Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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run yourself into the ground

informal
to make yourself very tired by working too much: We ran ourselves into the ground to meet the July deadline.
Translations of “run yourself into the ground”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拼命工作,累得筋疲力盡,把自己累垮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拼命工作,累得筋疲力尽,把自己累垮…
(Definition of run yourself into the ground from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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