overwork


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Synonyms for overwork

wear yourself out

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  • wear yourself out
  • burn the midnight oil
  • burn the candle at both ends
  • bite off more than you can chew
  • strain yourself
  • overstrain yourself
  • work your fingers to the bone
  • overtire yourself
  • drive yourself too far
  • overburden yourself
  • overload yourself
  • overtax yourself
  • practise presenteeism

exploit

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Synonyms for overwork

the act of working too much or too long

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use too much

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work excessively hard

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In male-dominated occupations, overwork was more likely than in balanced fields or female-dominated fields, the study found.
Employers or director supervisors may even face criminal responsibility for overwork deaths.
The decision by the Kyoto District Court was the first to find the top management of a major business corporation liable to pay damages in a suit involving the death from overwork of an employee, said lawyer Tadashi Matsumaru, the plaintiffs' legal agent and a member of a group of lawyers involved in such suits.
Last year, a district court ruled in favour of a widow of a Toyota employee who said that overwork had caused the death of her 30-year-old husband.
Work, leisure, and the environment; the vicious circle of overwork and over consumption.
Chapters assume close reader familiarity with Lord Of The Rings as it considers how Tolkien works religious ideas into the fundamental assumptions of his story line, and how he creates an overwork work reflecting divine design.
His 'manual for workaholics' documents his experience as one, revealing stress factors, motivation for overwork, different levels of job achievement in different types of jobs, and more.
Such a misaligned pelvis causes one group of muscles (hip flexors and knee extensors) to overwork, while the actions of the antagonist muscle groups (knee flexors and hip extensors) become limited.
Overwork and exhaustion are sources of such errors.
A symposium on overwork and time poverty in America will be held in Eugene on Thursday, as part of the national Take Back Your Time Day.
A victim of overwork, he is now in a coma and lies helplessly in a hospital bed in a small town north of Tokyo.
The Free Time/Free People Campaign calls on spiritual communities to undertake efforts which affirm our religious obligation to change the present patterns of overwork.
Media reports in Japan that Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi fell critically due to overwork gained prominent attention in Singapore, with the English daily expressing ''shock'' in a headline Tuesday.
But strain could be applied to the nerves as well, when overwork or excessive worry permanently depleted resources and damaged the body--writings in this vein began in the 1850s (though English work on debilitation, first directed against luxury and wealth, dated back to the early 18th century).