Meaning of “burn (yourself) out” in the English Dictionary

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"burn (yourself) out" in British English

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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 stop working because you have become ill or very tired from working too hard:

Stop working so hard - you'll burn yourself out.
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(Definition of “burn (yourself) out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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