break\ one's\ balls

v. phr. slang vulgar avoidable
To do something with maximum effort; to do something very difficult or taxing

I've been breaking my balls to buy you this new color TV set and you aren't the least bit appreciative!

Compare: break one's neck

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • break one's balls — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To do something with maximum effort; to do something very difficult or taxing * /I ve been breaking my balls to buy you this new color TV set and you aren t the least bit appreciative!/ Compare: BREAK ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break one's balls — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To do something with maximum effort; to do something very difficult or taxing * /I ve been breaking my balls to buy you this new color TV set and you aren t the least bit appreciative!/ Compare: BREAK ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break one's balls — Vrb phrs. To work very hard. Orig. U.S …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • break one’s balls to do something — Go o bust (one’s) ass (to do something) …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • break — breakable, adj. breakableness, n. breakably, adv. breakless, adj. /brayk/, v., broke or (Archaic) brake; broken or (Archaic) broke; breaking; n. v.t …   Universalium

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  • break — [c]/breɪk / (say brayk) verb (broke or, Archaic, brake, broken or, Archaic, broke, breaking) – …   Australian English dictionary

  • balls — /bɔlz / (say bawlz) Colloquial –noun 1. courage; boldness; forcefulness: you have to have balls to win through. 2. rubbish; nonsense: what a lot of balls. –interjection 3. (an exclamation of repudiation, ridicule, etc.) –phrase 4. balls something …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Balls to the Wall — Album par Accept Sortie 1983 Enregistrement Juillet août 1983 Durée 45:13 Genre Heavy metal, speed metal Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

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