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burn the midnight oil Explained

burn the midnight oil at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "burn the midnight oil":
be behindhand, be late, be overdue, bone, con, contemplate, dig,
do double duty, drill, elucubrate, examine, get up late, go over,
grind, hit the ball, hustle, keep everyone waiting,
keep late hours, lucubrate, miss the boat, oversleep, overwork,
peruse, plunge into, pore over, pour it on, practice, read,
regard studiously, restudy, review, scratch, show up late, slave,
stay late, stay up late, study, sweat, swot, vet, wade through,
work hard, work late, work overtime

burn the midnight oil at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

Inter: en-verb » head=to burn the midnight oil|burns the midnight oil|burning the midnight oil|burned the midnight oil
  • Inter: idiomati » c To work studiously, especially late into the night.
    1. : He was burning the midnight oil to finish his paper.

      Synonyms

      * elucubrate

  • pull an all-nighter

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » work through the night
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|أشعل فانوس الليل
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|開夜車|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|开夜车|tr=kāi yèchē|sc=Hani ("to drive the night car"), Inter: t » cmn|焚膏繼晷|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|焚膏继晷|tr=féngāojìguǐ|sc=Hani
  • Czech: studovat dlouho do noci
  • Dutch: tot laat in de nacht werken, het nachtje doordoen
  • Finnish: valvoa yötä myöten
  • French: travailler tard le soir
  • German: bis spät in die Nacht arbeiten, die Nacht zum Tage machen

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: késő éjszakáig tanul, éjjel-nappal tanul
    • Inter: trreq » it
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|徹夜する|tr=tetsuya-suru|sc=Jpan
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|passar a noite em claro, Inter: t- » pt|virar a noite
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|полуночничать|tr=polunóčničat', Inter: t+ » ru|засиживаться|tr=sasíživat'sja (e.g. "до поздней ночи")
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|hacer días y noches
    • Inter: trreq » sv


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » burn the midnight oil