Some of you are ashamed of it. Some of you find pride it in it. Too many of you probably have depraved fetishes that involve it.
Add work your ass off to one of your lists below, or create a new one. Weighed down or perking up? Phrasal verbs to express emotions, part 1.
But did you know that ASS has a multitude of distinct uses that mean completely different things? Although you should definitely be very careful with all uses of this word, did you know that the use of this word is often not bad, but in fact it is often neutral or positive? If you close your mind to this important word and all of its meanings and never learn how native speakers use it, you will miss so much!
Frank Pembleton: This is not taking a bullet for you, this is you wanting me to toss your ass in the jackpot! Tim Bayliss: So you want someone else should take me in? Someone else should bust me
What made you want to look up one's ass off? Please tell us where you read or heard it including the quote, if possible. Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Trading in my purple employee badge for a red one was one of the proudest moments of my young life. How foolish we were to be so worried! Even when of my former coworkers and friends were laid off inmany of them were hired back on as temps, and were allowed to continue doing their jobs at a lower wage and without benefits.
From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction. Enjoyed all of the quotes especially considering we are in the midst of the holidays where our productivity is sure to dwindle as the year winds down.
Cover your ass British: arseabbreviated CYAis activity done by an individual to protect himself or herself from possible subsequent criticism, legal penalties, or other repercussions, usually in a work-related or bureaucratic context. In one sense, it may be rightful steps to protect oneself properly while in a difficult situation, such as what steps to take to protect oneself after being fired. The phrase cover your ass is generally viewed as a vulgar term, often replaced by the less-vulgar sounding initials CYA  Safire identified CYA as a synecdochein the same sense that the word "ass" had come to reference the whole person.