work one's fingers to the bone

idiom

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

Dictionary Entries Near work one's fingers to the bone

work off

work one's fingers to the bone

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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 5 Feb. 2023.

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