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To burn the midnight oil implies working overtime or working over normal capacity.
"Looks like we're going to have to pull an all-nighter today. We're going to be burning the midnight oil."
by Rick 'Wild Thing' Vaughn April 07, 2006
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To do hard drugs(cocaine, heroin meth, etc)
Dustin burning the midnight oil.
by ElectricBananaMan June 18, 2011
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Boil some water, I'll be burning the midnight oil and I take my coffee black.
by A gumpy Gen-X January 31, 2016
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