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work something out

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work something out

verb phrase

To achieve an agreement, esp by compromise: We'll just stay at it until we work something out

[1970s+; found by 1849 in the sense ''to solve'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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