do work


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Verb1.do work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
serve - do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function; "He served as head of the department for three years"; "She served in Congress for two terms"
bank - be in the banking business
fill, occupy, take - assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
put to work, work - cause to work; "he is working his servants hard"
drive - work as a driver; "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
tinker - work as a tinker or tinkerer
serve - do military service; "She served in Vietnam"; "My sons never served, because they are short-sighted"
blackleg, fink, scab, rat - take the place of work of someone on strike
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
drudge, labour, moil, toil, travail, fag, labor, dig, grind - work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
farm - be a farmer; work as a farmer; "My son is farming in California"
moonlight - work a second job, usually after hours; "The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver"
job - work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
man - take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
break one's back, buckle down, knuckle down, slave - work very hard, like a slave
subcontract - work under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract
turn a trick - have a customer, of a prostitute
freelance - work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer
work - operate in a certain place, area, or specialty; "She works the night clubs"; "The salesman works the Midwest"; "This artist works mostly in acrylics"
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YOU COULDN'T MAKE IT UP A GRADUATE is taking legal action against the Government for making her do work experience in Poundland for her benefits.
We stress our financing, it enables owners to do work for $100,000 which would wind up costing them $300,000," said Post.
If the association is successful, anyone wanting to do work which requires a building permit must pay workers' compensation, register with the Ministry of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and have a minimum of $1 million in liability insurance.