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English definition of “work (sth) out”

work (sth) out

verb uk phrasal verb with work   /wɜːk/ us    /wɝːk/
B2 If a problem or difficult situation works out, it gradually becomes better or satisfactory, and if you work it out, you make it better or satisfactory: Don't worry about anything - it'll all work out (for the best) in the end, you'll see.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancingMaking things betterBecoming better
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