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break one's back

Definition of break one's back in English:

Put great effort into achieving something: as soon as we finished I’d break my back to get home to her
More example sentences
  • Ain't it good enough that I'm out here breaking my back for them?
  • ‘All it costs is €30 a month and you get staff who will break their back for you in terms of loyalty,’ he said.
  • We have more, varied, fresher and cheaper food than ever before - and nobody has to break their back on the land to get it to us.
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