Asked • 03/30/19

Gentle alternative for "abused the crap out of something"?

I really like the saying "abused the crap out of....." because it feels strong. Recently I am asked to prepare a speech and I don't think it's appropriate to use the saying. Are there any formal ways of saying it?\n\nThanks.\n\nEdit: to add a bit of context this is my graduation speech. I'm trying to say something like "abused the crap out of the freedom I got", but I'm pretty sure I'll use this again in the future.

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Maria F. answered • 03/30/19

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