work sb over Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “work sb over” in the English Dictionary

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work sb over

phrasal verb with work uk   /wɜːk/  us   /wɝːk/ verb
to ​attack and ​injure someone: Do you ​want me to get some of the ​lads to ​work him over? Somebody had ​worked him over ​pretty good.
(Definition of work sb over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “work sb over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 殴打,打伤(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毆打,打傷(某人)…
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