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VERB 工作;从业;就职 People who work have a job, usually one which they are paid to do.
Weiner works for the US Department of Transport...
I started working in a recording studio...
N-UNCOUNT 工作;职业 People who have work or who are in work have a job, usually one which they are paid to do.
Fewer and fewer people are in work...
I was out of work at the time...
VERB 工作;劳动;干活 When you work, you do the things that you are paid or required to do in your job.
I can't talk to you right now—I'm working...
He was working at his desk...
N-UNCOUNT 工作;活儿;活计 Your work consists of the things you are paid or required to do in your job.
We're supposed to be running a business here. I've got work to do...
I used to take work home, but I don't do it any more...
VERB 努力干;用功 When you work, you spend time and effort doing a task that needs to be done or trying to achieve something.
Linda spends all her time working on the garden...
While I was working on my letter the telephone rang...
N-UNCOUNT 工作单位;工作地点 Work is the place where you do your job.
Many people travel to work by car...
She told her friends at work that she was trying to lose weight.
N-UNCOUNT 工作成果 Work is something which you produce as a result of an activity or as a result of doing your job.
It can help to have an impartial third party look over your work...
Tidiness in the workshop is really essential for producing good work...
N-COUNT (艺术家、作家、作曲家等的)作品；著作 A work is something such as a painting, book, or piece of music produced by an artist, writer, or composer.
In my opinion, this is Rembrandt's greatest work...
Under his arm, there was a book which looked like the complete works of Shakespeare...
VERB 研究；对…作调查 If someone is working on a particular subject or question, they are studying or researching it.
Professor Bonnet has been working for many years on molecules of this type.
VERB 协助;帮助 If you work with a person or a group of people, you spend time and effort trying to help them in some way.
She spent a period of time working with people dying of cancer...
He knew then that he wanted to work among the poor.
VERB (机器或设备)运转，运行 If a machine or piece of equipment works, it operates and performs a particular function.
The pump doesn't work and we have no running water...
Is the telephone working today?...
VERB 奏效;成功 If an idea, system, or way of doing something works, it is successful, effective, or satisfactory.
95 per cent of these diets do not work...
If lust is all there is to hold you together, the relationship will never work...
VERB (药物)起作用，产生疗效 If a drug or medicine works, it produces a particular physical effect.
I wake at 6 am as the sleeping pill doesn't work for more than nine hours...
The drug works by increasing levels of serotonin in the brain.
VERB 产生(有利或不利的)影响 If something works in your favour, it helps you in some way. If something works to your disadvantage, it causes problems for you in some way.
One factor thought to have worked in his favour is his working class image...
This obviously works against the interests of the child.
VERB 对…产生(神奇的影响);使…深受（魅力感染） If something or someone works their magic or works their charms on a person, they have a powerful positive effect on them.
Nevertheless, she is always optimistic about the possibilities and can work her charm on the disenchanted...
Our spirits rallied as the bitter-sweet alcohol worked its magic.
VERB (脑筋)转动，开动 If your mind or brain is working, you are thinking about something or trying to solve a problem.
My mind was working frantically, running over the events of the evening.
VERB 以(某种假定或思想)为基础(或前提) If you work on an assumption or idea, you act as if it were true or base other ideas on it, until you have more information.
We are working on the assumption that it was a gas explosion.
VERB 在(某地或某类场所)工作;在…奔波 If you work a particular area or type of place, you travel around that area or work in those places as part of your job, for example trying to sell something there.
Brand has been working the clubs and the pubs since 1986, developing her comedy act...
This is the seventh year that he has worked the streets of Manhattan.
VERB 让…干活；让…工作 If you work someone, you make them spend time and effort doing a particular activity or job.
They're working me too hard. I'm too old for this...
They didn't take my father away, but kept him in the village and worked him to death.
VERB (常指政客或艺人)博得，赢得(众人的支持或欢心) If someone, often a politician or entertainer, works a crowd, they create a good relationship with the people in the crowd and get their support or interest.
The Prime Minister has an ability to work a crowd — some might even suggest it is a kind of charm...
He worked the room like a politician, gripping hands, and slapping backs.
VERB 种，耕种(地) When people work the land, they do all the tasks involved in growing crops.
Farmers worked the fertile valleys.
VERB 开采(矿) When a mine is worked, minerals such as coal or gold are removed from it.
The mines had first been worked in 1849, when gold was discovered in California...
Only an agreed number of men was allowed to work any given seam at any given time.
VERB 使用，操纵(机器或设备) If you work a machine or piece of equipment, you use or control it.
Many adults still depend on their children to work the video.
VERB 慢慢变成;逐渐变得 If something works into a particular state or condition, it gradually moves so that it is in that state or condition.
A screw had worked loose from my glasses.
VERB 按，压，揉(面团、黏土等) If you work a substance such as dough or clay, you keep pressing it to make it have a particular texture.
Work the dough with the palm of your hand until it is very smooth...
Remove rind from the cheese and work it to a firm paste, with a fork.
VERB 加工;处理 If you work a material such as metal, leather, or stone, you cut, sew, or shape it in order to make something or to create a design.
...the machines needed to extract and work the raw stone.
...a long, cool tunnel of worked stone.
VERB 使用，采用(某种材料或物质) If you work with a particular substance or material, you use it in order to make something or to create a design.
He studied sculpture because he enjoyed working with clay.
V-ERG (使)(身体某部分)活动 If you work a part of your body, or if it works, you move it.
Each position will work the muscles in a different way...
Her mouth was working in her sleep.
N-COUNT-COLL 工厂 A works is a place where something is manufactured or where an industrial process is carried out. Works is used to refer to one or to more than one of these places.
The steel works could be seen for miles.
...a recycling works.
N-PLURAL 土木工程;建筑工程 Works are activities such as digging the ground or building on a large scale.
...six years of disruptive building works, road construction and urban development.
N-SING (某种类型的)全部物件，全套物品 You can say the works after listing things such as someone's possessions or requirements, to emphasize that they possess or require everything you can think of in a particular category.
Amazing place he's got there—squash courts, swimming pool, jacuzzi, the works.
PHRASE 干活儿;做工作;忙着做事 If someone is at work they are doing their job or are busy doing a particular activity.
The salvage teams are already hard at work trying to deal with the spilled oil...
He is currently at work on a novel...
PHRASE 起作用;发挥效用 If a force or process is at work, it is having a particular influence or effect.
The report suggested that the same trend was at work in politics...
It is important to understand the powerful economic and social forces at work behind our own actions.
PHRASE (做…)有很大困难，困难重重 If you say that you will have your work cut out to do something, you mean that it will be a very difficult task.
The new administration has its work cut out for it. Creating jobs in this kind of environment is not going to be easy...
He will have his work cut out to get into the team.
PHRASE 已列入计划;已开始 If something is in the works, it has already been planned or begun.
He said there were dozens of economic plans in the works...
Nobody should be surprised by this. It's been in the works for some time.
PHRASE （费力或轻而易举地）做，完成 You can use work to talk about how easily or quickly a particular task is done. For example, if a person or thing makes short work of doing something or makes light work of it, they do it quickly and easily.
An aerosol spray will make short work of painting awkward objects...
This horse made light work of the cross-country course...
PHRASE 讨厌鬼;恶棍 If you describe someone as a nasty piece of work, you think they are very unpleasant or cruel.
Underneath I think he's actually a rather nasty piece of work.
PHRASE 让…工作;派给…任务 If you put someone to work or set them to work, you give them a job or task to do.
By stimulating the economy, we're going to put people to work...
Instead of sending them to prison, we have set them to work helping the lemon growers.
PHRASE 开始做;着手处理 If you get to work ,go to work, or set to work on a job, task, or problem, you start doing it or dealing with it.
He promised to get to work on the state's massive deficit...
He returned to America where he set to work on a new novel.
PHRASE 艰难地移动；缓慢地取得进展 If you work your way somewhere, you move or progress there slowly, and with a lot of effort or work.
Rescuers were still working their way towards the trapped men...
Many personnel managers started as secretaries or personnel assistants and worked their way up.
CONVENTION 干得不错;干得漂亮 You can say to someone 'nice work' or 'good work' in order to thank or praise them for doing something well or quickly.
Nice work, Matthew. I knew you could do it.