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To burn the candle at both ends


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The idiom, 'to burn the candle at both ends' means, to do a lot of work without considering the health. It also means to spend too much of money.

Sample Usage

1. She burned the candle at both ends for her examinations and fell ill.
2. I am busy contributing to the blogs and burning the candle at both ends.
3. Ravi burned the candle at both ends and soon ran short of money.


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