English version

work/drive/run yourself into the ground

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwork/drive/run yourself into the groundwork/drive/run yourself into the groundWORK HARDto work so hard that you become very tired or ill Kay’s working herself into the ground trying to meet her deadlines. ground
Examples from the Corpus
work/drive/run yourself into the groundBut don't drive yourself into the ground.They ran themselves into the ground, ran Chesterfield off the pitch, but they couldn't get another goal.I tried working myself into the ground, but I could be totally exhausted and still remember.I've already explained to you how I've worked myself into the ground setting up the interview.Mitchell and White ran themselves into the ground and Nicky Summerbee tried everything he could to get a goal.
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