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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theywork around
he/she/itworks around
present participleworking around
past tenseworked around
past participleworked around

or work round British

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  1. work around someone/something to deal successfully with a person or problem that might prevent you from achieving your aim

    A skilled craftsman can work around these difficulties.

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