Well, our full court press on my congressman, Bart Stupak, worked!
Civilians too have sacrificed and worked hard for Afghanistan.
His wife is the niece of an earl who once worked as a lady-in-waiting to a royal duchess.
One mother of two, a woman named Kathy Proctor, had worked in the furniture industry since she was 18 years old.
He worked odd jobs as a translator and Laundromat attendant before becoming immersed in the Chicago film scene.
He sat on Jack's , bouncing up and down as Jack worked the .
I felt kind of worked up about him then, but I didn't do anything.
The two oars, though disconnected, worked as one in our hands.
But he was too ambitious, and worked too hard for his constitution.
Tamagawa Shucho was a rare pupil of Utamaro who worked about 1790 to 1810.
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.