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break the back of sth

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to get most or the ​worstpart of a ​particulartask done: We've ​broken the back of it now and we should be ​finished by ​Friday.
(Definition of break the back of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “break the back of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 完成绝大(或最艰难的)部分…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完成絶大(或最艱難的)部分…
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