His boss noticed his behavior and said, "Joe, don't work too hard
," meaning: "You're a real slacker
Normally, I'm really careful about taking care of the dancers, making sure they don't work too hard
so they can last through a 12- to 14-hour shoot.
She worries about my health, that I don't work too hard
, I mustn't get tired, that I have a clean shirt and wash my hands.
Anyway, have a good weekend whatever you decide to do, and don't work too hard
during the week.
I admire their work ethic - all I have to do is try to make sure they don't work too hard
now and end up in three or four weeks' time in the heat of Pakistan all burnt out