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To make someone work hard

work

verb

to make someone work

drive

verb

to make someone work or try very hard

push

verb

to force someone to make a great effort, especially at school or in their career

keep someone busy

to have or give someone a lot of things to do or think about, often as a way of filling up time

occupy

verb

to keep someone busy at an activity

swamp

verb

to give someone too much to deal with at one time

overwork

verb

to make someone work harder than is reasonable

overload

verb

to give someone too much work to do

stretch

verb

to make someone use all their intelligence or ability, especially in a way that is interesting or enjoyable

besiege

verb

to make more requests, offers, comments, or complaints than someone can deal with

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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