Idioms with 'work'


Go to work on something/set to work = begin working
Have one’s work cut out = have a difficult time overcoming something
Out of work = unemployed
All worked up = excited/anxious
Work of art = anything that requires craftsmanship
Work off = get rid of by exercising
Work out = come to a successful conclusion
Work-out = physical exercise
Work something out = solve a problem
All in a day’s work = within one’s duties
Dirty work = criminal activity or unpleasant work
Donkey work = routine tasks/unskilled work
Nasty piece of work = very unpleasant person
Throw a spanner in the works = sabotage
Work like a dog = work very hard with little reward
Work something to death = force something to work too much
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  2. An expression is a word or expression which suggests something else from its strict importance. Truisms are typical expressions or terms whose significance is not honest to goodness, yet rather can be appreciated by their unmistakable use.
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  3. One more idiom with work 'The company boss was happy with her employees and told them to keep up the good work'
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