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English definition of “work (sth) out”

work (sth) out

phrasal verb with work     /wɜːk/ US  /wɝːk/ verb
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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