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work

verb
to be employed
trabajar, tener empleo
Are you working just now?
to (cause to) operate (in the correct way)
funcionar
He has no idea how that machine works / how to work that machine That machine doesn’t/won’t work, but this one’s working.
to be practicable and/or successful
funcionar, dar resultados
If my scheme works, we’ll be rich!
to make (one’s way) slowly and carefully with effort or difficulty
progresar, desarrollar
She worked her way up the rock face.
to get into, or put into, a stated condition or position, slowly and gradually
volverse
The wheel worked loose.
to make by craftsmanship
trabajar, fabricar
The ornaments had been worked in gold.
(Definition of work from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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