Translation of "work" - English-Spanish dictionary



to be employed

trabajar, tener empleo
Are you working just now?

to (cause to) operate (in the correct way)

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

The wheel worked loose.

to make by craftsmanship

trabajar, fabricar
The ornaments had been worked in gold.

(Translation of “work” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)