Translation of "run sb ragged" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

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.

(通常通过给某人沉重或艰巨的工作)使(某人)筋疲力尽,压得(某人)透不过气来
The kids have run me ragged this week - I'm glad they're going back to school tomorrow. 这一星期孩子们可把我累坏了——他们明天就要回学校上学了,我真开心。

(Translation of “run sb ragged” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)