work (someone) into the ground

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Definition of work (someone) into the ground

: to make someone work very hard and become very tired

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“Work (someone) into the ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20%28someone%29%20into%20the%20ground. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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