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Translation of "work" - English-Polish dictionary

work

verb     /wɜːk/
JOB [I, T]
A1 to do a job, especially the job you do to earn money pracować Helen works for a computer company. He works as a waiter in an Italian restaurant. My dad works very long hours (= he works a lot of hours).Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
MACHINE [I]
A2 If a machine or piece of equipment works, it is not broken. działać Does this radio work? The washing machine isn't working.FunctioningPerforming a function
SUCCEED [I]
B1 If something works, it is effective and successful. udać się Her plan to get rid of me didn't work.Performing a functionFunctioningSuccessful (things or people)
can work sth; know how to work sth
to know how to use a machine or piece of equipment umieć coś obsługiwać Do you know how to work the video recorder?FunctioningPerforming a functionUsing and misusing
EFFORT [I, T]
to do something that needs a lot of time or effort, or to make someone do this pracować, zmuszać do pracy [+ to do sth] He's been working to improve his speed. Our teacher works us very hard.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
work your way around/through/up, etc sth
to achieve something gradually brnąć/posuwać się itp. przez coś I have a pile of homework to work my way through.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of work verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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