Meaning of “work your fingers to the bone” in the English Dictionary

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"work your fingers to the bone" in British English

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work your fingers to the bone

to work extremely hard, especially for a long time:

She worked her fingers to the bone to provide a home and food for seven children.

(Definition of “work your fingers to the bone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)