Идиомы на букву W
work hand in hand (with someone)
тесно взаимодействовать с кем-либо, работать рука об рукуThe local authorities are working hand in hand with the population to clean the town after the flood.
втирать, проникать, просачиватьсяThe mother told Silvia to put some ointment on her skin and to work it in gently with her fingers.
work in (someone or something)
вклиниваться, включать (в расписание)When Professor Deanster was planning a course of lectures, she worked in a few ones on Russian History.
work into (something)
просунуть что-либо (с трудом)The shoes were rather tight and I worked my feet into them with difficulty.
work like a horse
много работать, "работать как лошадь"My grandmother is very fond of gardening, and she works like a horse to make the garden look nice.
избавиться, освободитьсяIt was a convenient way of working off social obligations.
work one's fingers to the bone
усердно работать, работать до мозолейSusan complained that she had to work her fingers to the bone for a meager pittance of a salary.
work one's way through college
работать, учась в колледже (университете)Steve had to work his way through college at a restaurant as a waiter.
прорабатывать, срабатывать, иметь определённый результатThe boss asked me to work out the marketing costs.
work out (a problem)
решить проблемуTamara had had trouble getting along with her mother-in-law, but they finally worked it out.
work out (for the best)
успешно закончиться, принести результатыIf this commuter bus service works out, it will be used in other parts of the city.
угрожать или избить (кого-либо)Last Saturday right after midnight, the hoodlums worked over Timothy in the park.
работать сверхурочноI had been working overtime almost every day last month before I finished the design of the office building.
возбуждать, доводить до (какого-либо эмоционального состояния)Samuel couldn't work up any interest in the book he was trying to read.
work wonders (with someone or something)
творить чудеса, быть благоприятным для кого-либо \ чего-либо"A good night's sleep will work wonders with you."