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What does run ragged mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

run ragged

If you are run ragged, you are completely tired of excessive effort or work.

This idiom is also used with a pronoun:

- To run someone ragged
- To run oneself ragged


I've been run ragged trying to finish the report before the deadline.

With this job, I am always run ragged at the end of the day, but I feel pleased with my self because I feel I've done something worthwhile.

The kids have run me ragged. I can't stand it anymore.

They’ve been running him ragged asking him to do more for the company.

run ragged

This idiom is in the sport category

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