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Translation of "work" - English-Portuguese dictionary

work

verb   /wɜːk/
A1 to do a job that you get money for trabalhar 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. funcionar 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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