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English definition of “work your fingers to the bone”

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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.
Translations of “work your fingers to the bone”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指長期)辛苦勞作,拼命工作…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指长期)辛苦劳作,拼命工作…
(Definition of work your fingers to the bone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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