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English definition of “work your fingers to the bone”

work your fingers to the bone

to work extremely hard, especially for a long time: She worked her fingers to the bone to provide a home and food for seven children.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
(Definition of work your fingers to the bone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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