work back

work back

vb
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (intr, adverb) informal Austral to work overtime
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The Arangi was beginning to work back approximately over the course she had just traversed.
He had them row in circles, and work back and forth, up to windward and down to leeward, over the area of dark sea that he reasoned must contain the puppy.
Whenever they attempted to make her do anything, she protested indignantly; and if they tried force, her squalls and cries excited all the animals in the arena and set the work back.
I threatened him, told him the inhumanity of such a proceeding, aroused his sense of shame, and came home resolved to do better before I took my work back to England.
"Bring my work back; I have changed my mind." With that brief explanation she reclined luxuriously on the soft sofa-cushions, swinging one of her balls of wool to and fro above her head, and looking at it lazily as she lay back.
My immediate trouble was why we should dig this long tunnel, when it was possible to get into the drain at once down one of the manholes, and work back to the house.
'Well, art tired of the Road, or wilt thou come on to Umballa with me and work back with the horses?'
They then plan to begin to work back and try and 'push back' the fire from there.
After the initiation of infrastructure work back in July, Bahria Town Karachi has achieved yet another milestone in record time.
In other words, they will take market requirements as their starting point and then work back to synthesize target molecules based on biocomponents.
A DURHAM-BORN artist who moved to Canada in 1960 is bringing his work back to his home region for the first time, for an exclusive exhibition at Durham Cathedral.
Don't you just love shows that start with the title and work back from there?