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work your fingers to the bone

to work ​extremely hard, ​especially for a ​longtime: She ​worked her ​fingers to the ​bone to ​provide a ​home and ​food for seven ​children.
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Translations of “work your fingers to the bone”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指长期)辛苦劳作,拼命工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指長期)辛苦勞作,拼命工作…
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