1. The architect of this magnificent building put a lot of effort into designing the building. He certainly earns our respect.2. I had put my heart and soul into my work until I realized it is totally not worth it.
 put a lot of effort, time, energy, etc. into something put one's heart and soul into something白話的翻出即可.
All the work I've been putting into this project has been all fr nothing because my boss is shutting it down.