work at - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywork at
he/she/itworks at
present participleworking at
past tenseworked at
past participleworked at
  1. work at something to try hard to develop or improve something

    If she works at improving her game, she could be a champion.

    Successful relationships don’t just happen – you have to work at them.

See also main entry: work