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.