Significado de “workhorse” - Diccionario inglés

workhorse en inglés británico

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workhorsenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɜːk.hɔːs/ us /ˈwɝːk.hɔːrs/

a person who does a lot of work, especially of a type that is necessary but not interesting:

a willing/reliable workhorse

a machine that operates without failing for long periods, although it might not be very interesting or exciting:

The steam engine was the workhorse of the Industrial Revolution.

(Definición de workhorse de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

workhorse en inglés de negocios

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workhorsenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɜːkhɔːs/ us

a machine, piece of equipment, or vehicle that you can trust to work well and that you can use to do a lot of work:

The company has begun to look at how its workhorse, the 737, may develop in the future.

informal someone who works very hard or who works very long hours

(Definición de workhorse de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)