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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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