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Difference between Bust one’s balls and Bust someone’s balls

bust one’s balls —(coarse sl.; used of men) work extremely hard to accomplish smth.:

  • I have only two days until the examination, so I have to bust my balls if I don’t want to fail.

bust someone’s balls —(coarse sl.)

1. make fun of or tease a man:

  • Everybody in the classroom bust Tom’s balls about his bald head.

2. (of a woman) ridicule a man; hurt a man’s feelings:

  • Janet has a bad habit; she loves to bust a man’s balls if he tries to flirt with her.