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at workAt one's workplace.
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at workWorking, in the process of doing work.
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busy workWork or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.
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dirty workOne or more unpleasant tasks, assignments, or employment duties, especially those of a disreputable or illicit nature.
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donkey workHard, boring, routine work.
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grunt workThat is considered undesirable and therefore delegated to underlings.
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right to workUsed other than as an idiom: see right, work.
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right to workThe human right (the right of an individual) to have gainful employment.
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right to workThe prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.
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work atTo make a physical or mental effort to progress some specified task.
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work nightsTo work, nights, as a prostitute.
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work nightsUsed other than as an idiom: see work, nights.
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work outTo calculate.
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work outTo make sense of.
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work outTo extract gradually.
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work outTo conclude with the correct solution.
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work outTo succeed.
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work outTo habitually exercise rigorously, especially by lifting weights, in order to increase strength or muscle mass or maintain fitness.
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work outTo do exercises, especially physical.
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work overTo improve a prototype, or first draft.
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work overTo physically attack someone to cause them injury.
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work spouseA man or woman in the workplace with whom one shares a special relationship having bonds similar to those of a marriage: special confidences, loyalties, shared jokes and experiences, and unusual degree of honesty or openness.
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work wondersTo be successful as a solution.
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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expected
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go to workBeat up, batter.
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go to workTo begin performing some task or work.
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go to workTo go to one's job, as by commuting.
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out of workUnemployed, or having nothing to do.
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piece of workA product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft.
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set to workTo begin working at.
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set to workTo begin working.
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set to workTo cause to begin working.
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stroke of workWith "do not do a", to do none of the assigned task at all.
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work like a horseTo work very hard; toil
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work one's magicTo achieve something favourable and desired through the application of special skills, talents, or expertise.
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work the crowdTo work the room.
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work the roomTo interact enthusiastically with the attendees at an event, by moving among them, greeting them, and engaging them in conversation.
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work the roomTo interact with one's audience, taking queues from its reactions and adapting one's performance or words to elicit the audience's attention and enthusiasm.
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work to ruletake industrial action
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all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.
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make quick work ofTo accomplish a specified task easily and quickly.
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make short work ofTo make a task quicker or easier.
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work against the clockTo work very quickly because you know you only have a very limited period of time to do something.
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work around the clockTo work all day and all night without a break, because it is imperative to finish something.
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work one's arse offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.
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work one's butt offTo work very hard or to excess.
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work one's tail offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.
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work smarter, not harderIt's better to be wise than vigorous.
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work someone's arse offAlternative form of work someone's ass off.
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