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bust a gut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbust a gutbust a gut (also bust your butt/ass American English spoken) informalTRY TO DO OR GET something to try extremely hard to do something I bust a gut trying to finish that work on time. bust
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bust a gutThe movie was hilarious. I just about busted a gut.We busted a gut trying to get home on time.
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