(intr, adverb) Australian informal to work overtime
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How to use work back in a sentence
But each headline-making event or raid can set their work back.American Gypsies Are a Persecuted Minority That Is Starting to Fight Back | Nina Strochlic | December 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sometimes temporary workers come, learn the job, and take the work back to India for good.
But the way they take work back from China is almost always to upskill.
Should Boeing have to transfer work back to the Puget Sound area to maintain jobs there?
We'd better work back out, taking a different section of the pack as we do.The Sargasso of Space | Edmond Hamilton
Now Isabel put the work back into Ellen's hand with an accurate haste, and looked up at the group about her.Country Neighbors | Alice Brown
From the tones we work back to the vocal organs and apply to them the information obtained by attentive listening.The Psychology of Singing | David C. Taylor
The aperture of the false back was still gaping, and he had not time to work back the spring.The Real Thing and Other Tales | Henry James
We mean, first, to find out where they are most troublesome, and then we shall work back again.The Tiger of Mysore | G. A. Henty