work verb translate English to Portuguese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "work" - English-Portuguese dictionary


A1 to do a job that you get money for
Helen works for a computer company. He works as a waiter in an Italian restaurant.
A2 If a machine or piece of equipment works, it is not broken.
The fridge isn’t working.
B1 If something works, it is successful.
funcionar, dar certo
Her plan to get rid of me didn’t work.
work your fingers to the bone to work extremely hard, especially for a long time
matar-se de trabalhar
She worked her fingers to the bone to provide a home and food for seven children.
(Definition of work verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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