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break O s back

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  • break one's back — ► break one s back (or neck) put great effort into achieving something. Main Entry: ↑break …   English terms dictionary

  • break one's back —  1. Work hard. (See also back breaker.)  2. break the back of Complete the major part of (a task etc.) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • break one's back — verb work very hard, like a slave (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑slave, ↑buckle down, ↑knuckle down • Derivationally related forms: ↑slave (for: ↑slave), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • break one's back (or neck) — put great effort into achieving something. → break …   English new terms dictionary

  • break — ► VERB (past broke; past part. broken) 1) separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain. 2) make or become inoperative; stop working. 3) interrupt (a continuity, sequence, or course). 4) fail to observe (a law, regulation, or… …   English terms dictionary

  • back to the salt mines — {informal} Back to the job; back to work; back to work that is as hard or as unpleasant as working in a salt mine would be. An overworked phrase, used humorously. * /The lunch hour is over, boys. Back to the salt mines!/ * / Vacation is over,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back to the salt mines — {informal} Back to the job; back to work; back to work that is as hard or as unpleasant as working in a salt mine would be. An overworked phrase, used humorously. * /The lunch hour is over, boys. Back to the salt mines!/ * / Vacation is over,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break one's neck — ► break one s back (or neck) put great effort into achieving something. Main Entry: ↑break …   English terms dictionary

  • back — I adj., adv. 1) back to (things are back to normal) 2) way back (way back in the eighteenth century) 3) (misc.) to go back on one s promise/word ( to fail to keep one s promise ) II n. part of the body opposite to the front 1) to turn one s back… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • break — break1 verb (past broke; past participle broken) 1》 separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain.     ↘(of waves) curl over and dissolve into foam.     ↘(of the amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus) be discharged when the sac is… …   English new terms dictionary

  • back — back1 backless, adj. /bak/, n. 1. the rear part of the human body, extending from the neck to the lower end of the spine. 2. the part of the body of animals corresponding to the human back. 3. the rear portion of any part of the body: the back of …   Universalium

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