The British Idiom – Wear your fingers to the bone
Definition of Wear your fingers to the bone
To wear/work your fingers to the bone means to work very hard on something for a long time.
Examples of Usage of Wear your fingers to the bone
He’s been wearing/working her fingers to the bone to get the car ready for the trip. I’ve been wearing/working my fingers to the bone trying to get the foundations laid befoe the bricklayers arrive next week.
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