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I’ve been working in the garden all day.
Our thanks go to everybody who has worked on this project.
He worked tirelessly to improve safety conditions in the mines.
Dominic works part-time.
I hope to work in marketing when I’m older.
She worked as a journalist.
All our nursery nurses are qualified to work with children.
She works for a big law firm in the city.
The new telephone system seems to be working perfectly.
This pen doesn’t work.
My brain’s not working very well today.
If this plan doesn’t work, we’ll think of something else.
The strategy seems to be working.
The drug works by blocking the spread of the virus.
Her dazzling performance worked its magic on the audience (=had a good effect on them).
Criticizing your former employer works against you in an interview.
The exchange rate is currently working in the company’s favour.
The strap of one of her sandals had worked itself loose.
We are expected to be very flexible, but that should work both ways.
Mitch was working his way up the hill with a heavy pack on his back.
This is the British English definition of work. View American English definition of work.
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