work at sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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work at sth

phrasal verb with work uk   /wɜːk/  us   /wɝːk/ verb
B2 to ​try hard to ​achieve something: Most ​couples would ​agree that for a ​marriage to ​succeed, both ​parties have to ​work at it. [+ -ing verb] You need to ​work at improvingyour writing.
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