work at

  1. to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
    the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold
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How To Use work at In A Sentence

  • Nowadays she heats her place with a cast-iron stove perched on firebricks in the living room, cooks with propane, and does her beadwork at night by the light of a kerosene lamp while listening to a battery-operated radio.
  • None of the fathers' job descriptions given on the birth certificate referred to work at a nuclear establishment.
  • I have also used * toothpaste* to clean the screen; if you work at it, the toothpaste abrasives will get rid of hairline scratches on the screen surface. CIS Threads #1: Interesting Threads from the TRS Model 100 Forum Messages by Phil Wheeler
  • I find it hard to work at home because there are too many distractions.
  • She can tell you why the zebrafish's genome is particularly useful for determining how human bodies work at the primary level. Times, Sunday Times
  • I based myself at Ibsen's, an art-filled eco-friendly hotel on fashionable Nansensgade, an easy walk from the city center and after viewing artwork at the National Gallery of Denmark, I lunched at Aamann's, specializing in a modern take on the traditional open-faced Danish sandwich called the smorrebrod. Jill Fergus: Copenhagen Dining Beyond Noma
  • Have positive work attitude and be willing and able to work diligently without supervision.
  • Why would someone who is caught up in prestige want to work at a University where connections count for more than accomplishment or ability?
  • There was also intensive construction work at the wind park during the past two years. Times, Sunday Times
  • I often start work at the crack of dawn when there is a big order to get out.
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