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    Work without respite

    Hello,

    are there any other expressions for "work without respite"? I think this expression sounds a bit too formal for the style of text i'm writing, so is there maybe sth more informal?

    Thank you!

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    Re: Work without respite

    Quote Originally Posted by Silly Rabbit View Post
    Hello,

    are there any other expressions for "work without respite"? I think this expression sounds a bit too formal for the style of text i'm writing, so is there maybe sth more informal?

    Thank you!
    'work your arse off'

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    Re: Work without respite

    Would work non-stop be OK?

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    Re: Work without respite

    Quote Originally Posted by Silly Rabbit View Post

    are there any other expressions for "work without respite"?
    I think the question might be expanded. Maybe, we need three answers for positive, negative and neutral senses.

    I mean, the positive sense if one likes to work without a pause, the negative sense if one hates to have to work this way and the neutral sense for just working without a pause.

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    Re: Work without respite

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    Would work non-stop be OK?
    "Work non-stop" is a good way to express it, yes.

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    Re: Work without respite

    Work without a break is OK, but I think it really means work without being relieved (by another person)

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