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burn the midnight oil

C2 to ​work late into the ​night
(Definition of burn the midnight oil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burn the midnight oil”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作到深夜, 熬夜工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作到深夜, 熬夜工作…
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