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English definition of “work sb over”

work sb over

slang
verb uk phrasal verb with work   /wɜːk/ us    /wɝːk/
to attack and injure someone: Do you want me to get some of the lads to work him over?Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
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