Production companies he was working with discovered that he had a twin brother in the renovation industry.
I am a novelist (living in Brooklyn, of course, which is the law), and am working on a very Shakespeare-oriented project.
She is working on a book to be published by Jonathan Cape in 2010.
We know that she was 19 and working as either a model or a bookbinder when, in 1869, she met Cézanne in Paris.
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I argued that the girl would believe we were working for her in our own way.
He turned to speak to a technician, who was working at another bench.
For these men were working night and day now—making their fortunes.
She's hand in glove with the police and maybe she's working with her father.
No, I'm not sleeping at night nor working reg'lar in the day neither.
Old English weorc, worc "something done, deed, action, proceeding, business, military fortification," from Proto-Germanic *werkan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Dutch werk, Old Norse verk, Middle Dutch warc, Old High German werah, German Werk, Gothic gawaurki), from PIE root *werg- "to work" (see urge (v.)).
Work is less boring than amusing oneself. [Baudelaire, "Mon Coeur mis a nu," 1862]In Old English, the noun also had the sense of "fornication." Workhouse in the sense of "place where the poor or petty criminals are lodged" first appeared 1650s. Works "industrial place" (usually with qualifying adj.) is attested from 1580s. Work ethic recorded from 1959.
a fusion of Old English wyrcan (past tense worhte, past participle geworht), from Proto-Germanic *wurkijanan; and Old English wircan (Mercian) "to work, operate, function," formed relatively late from Proto-Germanic noun *werkan (see work (n.)). Related: Worked; working. Working class is from 1789 as a noun, 1839 as an adjective.
The transfer of energy from one object to another, especially in order to make the second object move in a certain direction. Work is equal to the amount of force multiplied by the distance over which it is applied. If a force of 10 newtons, for example, is applied over a distance of 3 meters, the work is equal to 30 newtons per meter, or 30 joules. The unit for measuring work is the same as that for energy in any system of units, since work is simply a transfer of energy. Compare energy, power.
To suggest or entail a necessary contrary; have double and opposite application: Most often the claim of mental cruelty works both ways in a marriage/ I see your point, but don't you see it cuts two ways?
[originally fr the notion of a two-edged sword]