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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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A teddy bear or toy can often work wonders, taking their mind of the situation and giving them some degree of comfort'
Nor does instituting formal evaluations of directors work wonders, because they often become perfunctory feel-good rituals.
We usually inflict some kind of group penalty, as such punishments work wonders.
A good consultant who understands Medicare policies and codes can work wonders at an in-service, and I would recommend taking time to find one.
Wolverton's personal favorites are the lady palm, peace lily and "Janet Craig" dracaena--"because they're easy to grow, resist insects and work wonders" for a variety of pollutants.
A hat that is color- and style- coordinated with an outfit can work wonders to brighten the ensemble, especially if the topper is daring and beautiful.
"A well-chosen gallon of paint doesn't cost more than a bad choice of color, but it can work wonders on a space."
COLOUR POPS Rather than a full red colour wash of whole rooms or even walls, strong accents will work wonders and bring the fiery feel into your home.