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- work is part of the Basic English 850.
- (intransitive)If you work, you do a job, usually for money.
- My father works at Microsoft.
- I got to work at 7:30 each morning.
- (intransitive)If you work you are doing something that needs effort.
- I worked on my school paper all night long.
- (intransitive)If somethings works it has done what it was supposed to do.
- If my computer didn't work I couldn't type this.
- I'm glad our plan worked.
- (intransitive)How something works is how it does what it does.
- (uncountable) Your work is your job.
- (uncountable) Work is effort it takes to do something. That is, its what makes you tired when you do something hard.
- Moving heavy logs takes a lot of work.
- (uncountable); (physics) Work is force through a distance (force times distance). This is how much energy you used to move something.
- (countable) A work is the product of something, the result of working on it. That is, its something someone has made.