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English definition of “get/set to work”

get/set to work

to start doing a job or a piece of work: We'd better get to work on stacking this wood if we want to finish before it gets dark .Starting and beginningStarting againWork, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work Grammar:Work (noun)Grammar:Work as an uncountable nounWork is an uncountable noun when it means something we do that takes an effort, often as part of a job or for study:Grammar:Work as a countable nounWork as a countable noun means something created, especially a book or painting or piece of music or sculpture:
(Definition of get/set to work from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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