|work cut out for
||a lot of work to do, difficult tasks to do, a hard row to hoe
||If you want to be a chartered accountant, you have your work cut out for you.
||belief that you must work; that work is good for you
||Do you believe that Canadians have a strong work ethic?
|work it out
||solve it, try to agree
||My teacher and I disagree about my grade, but we can work it out.
|work my buns off
||work hard every day, work your ass off [B]
||I work my buns off while he sits around and makes phone calls!
|work my fingers to the bone
||work so hard that I become thin and weak
||I worked my fingers to the bone to help my kids get an education.
|work of art
||beautiful painting or carving etc.
||Every rug she weaves is a work of art.
||exercise to reduce stress or emotion or fat
||Cycling is a good way to work off stress.
||succeed, go as planned, pan out
||Did the recipe work out? Did the cake taste good?
||exercise to become fit or to prepare for competition, workout
||Come down to my exercise room. I'll show you where I work out.
|work the room
||move around the room trying to meet people who can help you
in your career or business, shmooze
||We watched Tony work the room - glass in hand, smiling and
chatting with anybody who might become a client or an ally.