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burn the candle at both ends

to work or do other things from early in the morning until late at night and so get very little rest
(Definition of burn the candle at both ends from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burn the candle at both ends”
in Chinese (Simplified) 劳累过度…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勞累過度…
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