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Meaning of “run sb ragged” in the English Dictionary

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run sb ragged

informal If you run someone ​ragged, you make them very ​tired, usually by giving them too much ​work or ​work that is too ​demanding: The ​kids have run me ​ragged this ​week - I'm ​glad they're going back to ​schooltomorrow.
(Definition of run sb ragged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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