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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theywork on
he/she/itworks on
present participleworking on
past tenseworked on
past participleworked on
  1. 1
    work on something to spend time producing or improving something
    He’ll have to work on getting in shape before the game.
    1. a.
      I’m working on it informal used for saying that you are dealing with something
      Don’t worry about that, I’m working on it.
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  2. 2
    work on someone to try to influence someone
    We’ll have to work on Joey to find out what’s going on.
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