do work

Definitions

  • "The work isn't hard. Now, what do you say." P. 364
    "The work isn't hard. Now, what do you say." P. 364
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v do work be employed "Is your husband working again?","My wife never worked","Do you want to work after the age of 60?","She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money","She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
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Quotations

  • John Wooden
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    “Nothing will work unless you do.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.”
  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen%20Caddy
    “Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.”
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon%20Hill
    “Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.”
  • Dean Briggs
    Dean Briggs
    “Do your work; not just your work and no more, but a little more for the lavishing's sake -- that little more which is worth all the rest.”
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    “A professional; is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.”

Idioms

Do their dirty work - Someone who does someone's dirty work, carries out the unpleasant jobs that the first person doesn't want to do. Someone who seems to enjoy doing this is sometimes known as a 'henchman'.
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Usage

In literature:

They have work to do and must be able to do it unhampered.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
For over a year Olga had been working in the evening classes of the Arts and Crafts school, and she was now doing excellent work in silver.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
They do lovely work and need all the help and orders that they can get.
"'My Beloved Poilus'" by Anonymous
He could not compete with the new type of workman, the man bred to do part work.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Was he sitting with his hands in his pockets all the while, do you think, doing no Christian work?
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
All I had to do to work miracles was press ever so lightly a pedal.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Because after you have worked so hard to get your silk you do not want it broken into short bits and spoiled, do you?
"The Story of Silk" by Sara Ware Bassett
People are seldom well advised if they do work of this kind in isolation.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
I know how cotton an' corn is made now but I ain't able to do much work, much hard work.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
One person, working alone, cannot do the entire work to advantage.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
The only kind of work she refused to do was work that would soil her clothes.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
All we know is that we are here, and we have to fight our battles and do our work.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
He felt that the Lord had this night a special work for him to do.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
If you swallow your food in a hurry and do not let the saliva do its work, the stomach will have extra work.
"Child's Health Primer For Primary Classes" by Jane Andrews
I know as much about it and the work of it as he does, and I do my share of it.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
It may begin its work near the heart, at the origin of the greatest blood vessels, or do its work at any point.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
At least, after a year's study, I know she could get good work to do, and then she would rapidly become known.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
The teacher may give demonstrations in connection with the work but should not do the work for the pupils.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
But I've work to do .
"The Education of Eric Lane" by Stephen McKenna
Its only work is to serve the vine, that through it the vine may do its work.
"The Ministry of Intercession" by Andrew Murray
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In poetry:

"Work, neighbor, work!
Do not stop to play;
Wander far and wide,
Gather all you may.
"Work, Neighbor, Work!" by Louisa May Alcott
"I am not so very robust,
But I'll do the best I can;"
And the seedling from that moment
Its work of life began.
"The Seedling" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
"My father's business—that ye know
I cannot choose but do."
Mother, if he that work forego,
Not long he cares for you.
"The Mother Mary" by George MacDonald
Enter the field of life to do.
Not just to work for gain;
For such mottoes make men untrue,
Narrowing the heart and brain.
"Class Valedictorian" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Thou shalt thus be taught to find
There is some good work and true
For thy proper hand to do
Suited to thy heart and mind.
"Beetles (A Few Verses, For Vernon Wollaston)" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Hold'st thou the news, as parent might
A too good gift, away,
Lest we should neither sleep at night,
Nor do our work by day?
"The Widow of Nain" by George MacDonald

In news:

I work with some great people, have a good time, get to meet some terrific artists and do some things I would never have the chance to do otherwise.
Grace (Jordana Spiro) is a talented doctor who is forced to do work for the Mob.
After almost 50 years of feminism, how often do working women today have to worry about being judged by the their bodies instead of their minds.
The majority of the grants are being provided to smaller, community-based nonprofits that do work in six Bay Area counties, including Alameda County.
Sarah worked for Lakewood Greenhouse doing what she loved most - working with flowers and plants.
After a High-Profile Split, Facebook Is Trying to Prove That Its Ads Do Work.
Nassaney said it takes a lot of patience and passion to do the work they do, but the digs are always exciting.
"It's kind of how it worked out, but I think it's an important part of the writing process… I think that the sound has a lot to do with how the song works out," the artist says.
But there's more: Not only do tow sports give you a great work out, you'll also get the ultimate work out while having a lot of fun learning a new skill behind your boat .
After all, they're only doing what we do best in this country -- always working to stay a step ahead of the competition.
After working for Jan Milligan at Camp Sealth for almost nine years, the one thing I do know: She is capable of doing her job.
He is the one whose quote, "Only do what only you can do," has helped to form my work philosophy.
New Directions employs people who are homeless to do work around the city, most recently returning shopping carts .
When they work a fire, Ms Flory said, they do chain saw work, build barriers between fires and unburned areas, and do aerial work and hands-on firefighting.
They say they always work together, but doing CPR together is not something they expected to do while at work.
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In science:

In this behavior the only modules that do substantial work are the modules in SEARCH mode.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
There was plenty of work to do and the experiments and the calculations were difficult.
How the sun shines
At the moment our proof does not work for degenerate triangulations, and we do not know if these give finite contributions or not.
A finiteness proof for the Lorentzian state sum spinfoam model for quantum general relativity
It is clear that Theorem 3.2 does not cover this situation and so there is work to do.
Compactifications defined by arrangements I: the ball quotient case
In doing so we shall work directly with the random-cluster model.
Rigidity of the interface for percolation and random-cluster models
Before we go any further, we have to do another important work, i.e., to prove that the functional integration measure [DC ][Dη ][D ¯η ] is also generalized BRST invariant.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
A and therefore, in presence of an external force F , to reach it one has to do an extra work of F ∆x.
A simple model for the kinetics of packaging of DNA in to a capsid against an external force
In this work we do not address the question of the gluon interaction with the CS phase thus we just concentrate on the fermionic degrees of freedom.
Quark scattering at QGP/2SC interface
But the exponents found in these works do not fulfill the scaling relation α + 2β + γ = 2, being α, β , γ = ν (2 − η) the critical exponents for the specific heat, the magnetization and the susceptibility, respectively.
Critical exponents of four-dimensional random-field Ising systems
Due to these complications we do not attempt to work out typing rules for (|·, ·|).
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
It indicates the longitudinal work done by the isotropic pressure in hydrodynamics; in the transversely thermalized (TTHM) model there is no longitudinal pressure which could do work in the longitudinal direction.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
For example the change of configuration of allosteric proteins it is used for doing useful work, e.g.
Complex Systems: a Physicist's Viewpoint
Although the nonlinear factors are also possible theoretically we do not consider them in this work.
Generalized exclusion and Hopf algebras
Before the proof of the theorem we need to do some preliminary work.
On linearity of finitely generated R-analytic groups
Thus, a derivation leading to the logarithmic behavior must use arguments that do not work for trees.
On the Geometry of Random Networks
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