Translation of "work" - English-Polish dictionary

work

noun uk us /wɜːk/
EFFORT [ U ]

B1 when you use physical or mental effort to do something

praca
Decorating that room was hard work.
PLACE [ U ]

A1 the place where you go to do your job

praca
He had an accident at work.
JOB [ U ]

A1 something you do as a job to earn money

praca
Has she got any work yet?
Many young people are out of work (= they do not have a job).
ACTIVITY [ U ]

A2 the activities that you have to do at school, for your job, etc

praca
Have you got a lot of work to do?
The teacher said she was pleased with my work.
get/set to work (on sth)

to start doing something

zabierać się do pracy lub do czegoś
ART/MUSIC ETC [ C, U ]

B2 a painting, book, piece of music, etc

dzieło
The exhibition includes works by Picasso and Klee.
the complete works of Shakespeare
→ See also donkey work , work of art , do sb's dirty work , have your work cut out

(Translation of “work noun” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)