break one’s balls to do something

break one’s balls to do something
Go o bust (one’s) ass (to do something).

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  • break one's balls — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To do something with maximum effort; to do something very difficult or taxing * /I ve been breaking my balls to buy you this new color TV set and you aren t the least bit appreciative!/ Compare: BREAK ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break one's balls — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To do something with maximum effort; to do something very difficult or taxing * /I ve been breaking my balls to buy you this new color TV set and you aren t the least bit appreciative!/ Compare: BREAK ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break\ one's\ balls — v. phr. slang vulgar avoidable To do something with maximum effort; to do something very difficult or taxing I ve been breaking my balls to buy you this new color TV set and you aren t the least bit appreciative! Compare: break one s neck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bust one’s ass to do something — AND break one’s balls (to do something); bust one’s butt (to do something); bust one’s nuts (to do something) tv. o work very hard to do something; to work very hard at something. (Usually objectionable.) □ You get down there and bust your ass to …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • break — breakable, adj. breakableness, n. breakably, adv. breakless, adj. /brayk/, v., broke or (Archaic) brake; broken or (Archaic) broke; breaking; n. v.t …   Universalium

  • break — 1. v. & n. v. (past broke or archaic brake; past part. broken or archaic broke) 1 tr. & intr. a separate into pieces under a blow or strain; shatter. b make or become inoperative, esp. from damage (the toaster has broken). c break a bone in or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • balls — /bɔlz / (say bawlz) Colloquial –noun 1. courage; boldness; forcefulness: you have to have balls to win through. 2. rubbish; nonsense: what a lot of balls. –interjection 3. (an exclamation of repudiation, ridicule, etc.) –phrase 4. balls something …  

  • Balls to the Wall — Album par Accept Sortie 1983 Enregistrement Juillet août 1983 Durée 45:13 Genre Heavy metal, speed metal Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • break — [brāk] vt. broke, broken, breaking [ME breken < OE brecan < IE base * bhreg > BREACH, BREECH, Ger brechen, L frangere] 1. to cause to come apart by force; split or crack sharply into pieces; smash; burst 2. a) …   English World dictionary

  • break — [[t]breɪk[/t]] v. broke, bro•ken, break•ing, n. 1) to smash, split, or divide into parts violently 2) to disable or destroy by or as if by shattering or crushing: I broke my watch[/ex] 3) to violate or disregard (a law, promise, etc.) 4) to… …   From formal English to slang

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