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midnight oil

A regional colloquial term for opium.
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Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], Jan 8 ( ANI ): Rescuers are burning the midnight oil by continuously pumping out water from an illegal flooded coal mine in Ksan near Lytein River in East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, where 15 miners are trapped for nearly a month now.
" The chief minister added that his government would burn the midnight oil to ensure progress and welfare of the people of Punjab and informed the journalists of the projects that the incumbent government has launched for the betterment of the people.
So one has to understand that a degree is a worthless piece of paper unless it is backed by knowledge acquired by burning the proverbial midnight oil.
Touted as a celebration of the famed Australian band of its title, Midnight Oil: 1984 also reveals the triumphs and tribulations that rocked the performers during frontman Peter Garrett's first political campaign.
'I have burnt the midnight oil to solve public problems and Punjab will be made a role model province under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran khan,' added the CM.
'Did the assembly and the executive burnt the midnight oil trying to approve 2018-19 budget of Sh4.6 billion to be managed by people we have not vetted?
You all should burn the midnight oil and strive for early completion of the project.
Solicitors and barristers are likely to burn the midnight oil, with 81% of deliveries to offices happening dinner time.
Anthony Kaminskas, who heads up owners' syndicate Manchester Buyers Club, said: "Everything went perfect, big thanks must go to June [McCombe] who burnt the midnight oil overseeing it all.
Doug Jones, from Mold, is a committee member with the North Wales Astronomy Society and he was at Aberdaron burning the midnight oil to see them on Tuesday night.
Phil Cousineau (author); BURNING THE MIDNIGHT OIL; Viva Editions (Nonfiction: Essays) 16.95 ISBN: 9781936740734
RED Bull face the prospect of burning yet more midnight oil after being forced to call another early halt to testing.