bust one’s ass to do something

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 get the job done right! You hear me?
Come on, you guys! Let’s bust ass! Get busy!
I’ve been busting my butt at this job for 30 years and look where it’s got me!

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