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burn (yourself) out

phrasal verb with burn uk   /bɜːn/  us   /bɝːn/ verb (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)
to be ​forced to ​stopworking because you have ​becomeill or very ​tired from ​working too hard: Stop ​working so hard - you'll ​burn yourself out.
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