HyperDic: do_work

English > 1 sense of the expression do work:
VERBsocialdo work, workbe employed
English > do work: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningBe employed.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Caused bywork, put to workCause to work
Entailed bypractice, practise, exercise, docarry out or practice
NarrowerbankBe in the banking business
driveWork as a driver
farmBe a farmer
fill, take, occupyassume, as of positions or roles
fink, scab, rat, blacklegTake the place of work of someone on strike
freelanceWork independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer
jobWork occasionally
labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moilWork hard
mantake charge of a certain job
moonlightWork a second job, usually after hours
serveDo duty or hold offices
serveDo military service
slave, break one's back, buckle down, knuckle downWork very hard, like a slave
subcontractWork under a subcontract
tinkerWork as a tinker or tinkerer
turn a trickHave a customer, of a prostitute
Similar towork, put to workCause to work
workExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
workoperate in a certain place, area, or specialty
Spanishelaborar, trabajar
Catalanelaborar, treballar

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