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work sth off

phrasal verb with work uk   /wɜːk/  us   /wɝːk/ verb
If you work off an unpleasant feeling, you get rid of it by doing something energetic: She works off stress by running for at least half an hour every day.
Translations of “work sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) (透過消耗體力)擺脫,發泄(不愉快情緒)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通过消耗体力)摆脱,发泄(不愉快情绪)…
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