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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time

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Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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Mr McGuirk was quoted as saying: "We've got some bone idle people in the public sector.
Are they being thoughtless or are they just so bone idle that they cannot be bothered?
I am sure it aggravates intensely the vast majority of hard working taxpayers to hear Vera Baird and Stuart Bell acting as apologists for the bone idle parasites who contribute nothing to society.
You?ve finished work, the fridge is full of food but you?re just too bone idle to cook it.
Bone idle Zafarabad woke up his ideas to put himself back in serious reckoning for the Cheltenham Festival.
There's no excuse for it apart from people being bone idle.
UNTIL bone idle parents stop paying PS25+ on a family take-away of junk food and start cooking a chicken dinner with all the trimmings for PS6.50 what do we expect?
During that time, I've paid for everybody's sex life in the form of child benefit, paid for the bone idle to avoid work and paid for Johnnie Foreigner to get free treatment from the International Health Service.
Toby Stephens continues to play bone idle and hapless DI Jack Armstrong, while Miranda Raison plays his new partner, DI Georgina Dixon, following the departure of Lucy Punch, who played the equally professional and highly conscientious Kate Bishop.
Bone Idle: messed and [l-o-n-g pause] Dominic Arkwright discusses with guests the merits of laziness."
TWO television programmes of late have painted our wonderful region in the poorest of lights, one would be forgiven for thinking we are all pastie-chomping, lager-slurping, bone idle, layabouts that are a drain on the country''s ever dwindling coffers.
DAVID MILIBAND slapped down Mersey fire chief Tony McGuirk for his attack on bone idle public sector workers - as he denied his campaign to lead Labour was in trouble.
Here in "good old Blighty" is the Biblical land of milk and honey, awaiting the waving palms of every bone idle, scrounging parasite on the planet.
Then it was back to the drudgery of being Mrs Starr and working her fingers to the bone as her bone idle husband watched TV and chain-smoked all over his children.
"He has always prided himself on being bone idle at home so he'll be totally lost without Vera."