HyperDic: work_at

English > 1 sense of the expression work at:
VERBsocialwork at, work onto exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
English > work at: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningTo exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymwork on
Narrowerbelabor, belabourTo work at or to absurd length
BroaderworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Spanishtrabajar

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