put to work

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v put to work cause to work "he is working his servants hard"
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Quotations

  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise%20Pascal
    “The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.”
  • John Ruskin
    John%20Ruskin
    “The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.”
  • John Burroughs
    John%20Burroughs
    “Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Some people entertain ideas; others put them to work.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “No work of art ever puts forward views. Views belong to people who are not artists.”
  • Tiger Woods
    Tiger Woods
    “My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.”

Usage

In literature:

They were going to be put to work.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
They are put to work when young, and they stay put.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
In the period of waiting to hear from the geographical expert I've put in some fairly hard work, going over your son's effects.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
But if ye put me to charges, I'se work it out o'ye.
"Old Mortality, Illustrated, Volume 1." by Sir Walter Scott
But if ye put me to charges, I'se work it out o'ye.
"Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Tomorrow morning we can put a finishing touch to the work.
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" by G. A. Henty
Put down your work at once and listen to me.
"The History of David Grieve" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
In this situation I continued for some years, after which my master put me to work out of doors.
"A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, But Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America, Related by Himself" by Venture Smith
Ought not an author to put himself out a little to make his work as high, in all departments, as he can?
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
After grooving, a sharp blister should be applied to the coronet every three or four weeks, and the animal, if free from lameness, put to work.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
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In poetry:

Lift up thy hands to pray for thy success,
Ere they are put to any use beside,
And beg of God thy ev'ry work to bless,
Before thou hast thyself to work apply'd.
"Advice To Pray Earnestly, And On All Occasions, Supposed To Be Address'd To His Own Son" by Rees Prichard
No creature has the power to deface
The work, by his divine Creator done:
Nor man, nor fiend, can rob thee of his grace;
If thou wilt put thy trust in him alone.
"Advice To A Sinner, To Come To Christ" by Rees Prichard
Working all day and half the night,
And up before the morning light;
Exposed to hardships, heat and cold,
And if they beg they meet with scold.
We pray Jehovah to plead our cause,
And put in force his righteous laws.
"Hymn 12" by Noah Calwell W Cannon
The visitors were never big, in fact were very small.
In silence they put in their work, no sound they made at all;
They thought it was full fun enough to hear the comrades bawl
While graybacks were busily biting.—CHORUS
"The Graybacks So Tenderly Clinging" by Anonymous Americas
"It's a sort of a contraption which will work itself," he said,
"And, without studying, will put my lessons in my head."
He thought and puzzled o'er his plan, he worked with might and main
To utilize the wondrous schemes within his fertile brain:
"The Instructiphone" by Carolyn Wells
I went in and washed the dishes—I was sort of scary too.
We had 'ranged to go away that day. I hadn't much to do,
Though I always had some sewing work, and I got it and sat down;
But the old clock tick-tacked loud at me, and I put away the gown.
"Sheltered" by Sarah Orne Jewett

In news:

"Many people don't put any effort in because they attach the space to work, not pleasure," she said.
PUTTING A DASHBOARD SYSTEM TO WORK.
Putting Dashboard Systems to Work.
Hassig blasted plans put forward by the Democratic and Republican candidates to allow more laborers to work legally on dairy farms and apple orchards.
Rihanna will put her love of fashion to work, designing clothing with UK brand River Island.
With stimulus, putting the small town back to work.
Do you want to make a difference in someone's life and to work for a company that puts people first.
That stimulus didn't put more private-sector people to work.
If you don't want to heat up the kitchen, put your grill to work.
When public relations executive Annie Hamnett and her husband Matt learned they were expecting their first child, they put their home office to work as a nursery for their new addition.
Some examples of "Putting Americans to work doing the work that America needs done" or something.
Put record-low interest rates to work on your farm and stabilize your operating costs.
As Ronald Reagan once said, it's time to put the work shoes on.
With the economy the way it's been, it's tough to find feel good stories in the business community ABC World News has been featuring businesses that are putting people to work in its "Made in America" series.
Putting a Website to Work.
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In science:

A third point is that the discussion here serves to put the recent work of Douglas et. al. [1, 2] into a broader context: one needs to know what fraction of M the known vacua represent before one can say with confidence that a physical property is statistically favoured.
Observations on the Space of Four Dimensional String and $M$ theory Vacua
In order to put our approach on a systematic basis connected to our previous works let us describe, first of all, the timing model we are dealing with.
Millisecond and Binary Pulsars as Nature's Frequency Standards. III. Fourier Analysis and Spectral Sensitivity of Timing Observations to Low-Frequency Noise
Before putting this work to final rest in the ArXiv, I have been asking myself what can be learned from this experience.
Comment on Phys. Rev. D 60 084017 "Classical self-force" by F. Rohrlich
For the sake of completeness and to put the recent developments in the proper perspective, we have also mentioned briefly some earlier works, from simple to complicated models.
Evolutionary ecology in-silico: Does mathematical modelling help in understanding the "generic" trends?
The second strategy to solve the O(p4 ) problem is the one that has been put forward in our work.
Long-distance contributions in $ K \to \pi l^+ l^-$ Decays
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