work one's fingers to the bone

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Definition of work one's fingers to the bone

: to work very hard She had to work her fingers to the bone to make enough money to raise her kids.

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“Work one's fingers to the bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20one%27s%20fingers%20to%20the%20bone. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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