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If you burn the candle at both ends, you get too exhausted doing too many things and going to bed late consequently..
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This expression was coined in France in the 1500. People who used this expression for the first time had noticed that if a candle burns at both ends, it would be used up twice as fast as it normally did. They started using this expression to refer to those who worked quite a lot, especially all day and night.
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•The doctor told me that I have to take a long vacation as soon as possible because I have been working too much. Besides, I am studying a Master´s degree and I go to the gym every day. According to the doctor, I am burning the candle at both ends.