Idiom:  to the bitter end


Idiom:  to the bitter end

  • to continue doing something (that's often unpleasant) until you reach the very end

Example sentences

  • The book was so boring but I kept reading to the bitter end.
  • I was dying to walk during the marathon race but I ran slowly to the bitter end
  • My mother and her twin sister passed away this year and they were competitive with each other to the bitter end.
  • After I gave my two weeks notice that I was resigning, my boss made me work late every evening to the bitter end.
  • This winter was so cold and we had lots of snow to the bitter end.
  • We worked long days and weekends to the bitter end in order to finish the new house by the deadline.
  • My wife and I argued to the bitter end of our marriage.

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