Burn the candle at both ends

Do you know the English expression “to burn the candle at both ends“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Catherine: Have you noticed that Sally always looks tired recently?

Liam: Yes, I think she is burning the candle at both ends studying for the exam.

Does it mean:

a) work and study during the day and at night

b) study at night instead of sleeping

c) study during the day without taking a nap

d) study by candle light

The answer is below! ↓

red candle

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Answer: a) work and study during the day and at night