English verb: do work
|1.||do work (social) be employed|
|Samples||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.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Narrower (hyponym)||bank, blackleg, break one's back, buckle down, dig, drive, drudge, fag, farm, fill, fink, freelance, grind, job, knuckle down, labor, labour, man, moil, moonlight, occupy, rat, scab, serve, serve, slave, subcontract, take, tinker, toil, travail, turn a trick|
|Verb group||put to work, work, work, work|