ENGLISH
SPANISH
SPANISH
ENGLISH

   

work

[wɜ:k]
noun
1. (uncountable noun) [employment]   trabajo m, empleo m
 to be in work   tener trabajo
 to be out of work   estar desempleado
 at work   en el trabajo
2. [activity, tasks]   trabajo m
 at work   trabajando
 to have one's work cut out doing something or to do something   tenerlo muy difícil para hacer algo
3. [of art, literature etc]   obra f
 he's a nasty piece of work   es un elemento de cuidado
4. [handiwork]   obra f
 it was the work of a psychopath   fue obra de un psicópata


   

work

[wɜ:k]
transitive verb Conjugation
1. [employees, subordinates]   hacer trabajar
 she works herself too hard   trabaja demasiado
2. [machine]   Conjugation manejar, Conjugation operar
3. [wood, metal, land]   Conjugation trabajar
4. [cause to become]
 to work oneself into a frenzy   ponerse frenético
5. [force]
 to work one's way through [crowd etc]   abrirse camino por
 to work one's way up [in career]   llegar a un (alto) puesto a fuerza de trabajo


   

work

[wɜ:k]
intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [person]
 to work (on something)   trabajar (en algo)
 he works as a gardener   trabaja de jardinero
 to work for somebody   trabajar para alguien
2. [machine, system, idea]   Conjugation funcionar
3. [drug]   surtir efecto
4. [have effect]
 to work against somebody/something   funcionar contra alguien/algo
5. [become by movement]
 to work loose   soltarse
 to work free   desprenderse


  

works


noun
[factory]   fábrica f

  

works


plural noun
1. [mechanism]   mecanismo m
2. [digging, building]   obras fpl
3. (inf) [everything]
 the works   todo completo


  

work off


transitive verb separable Conjugation
[anger, frustration]   Conjugation desahogar


  

work on


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
1. [pay attention to]   trabajar en
2. [take as basis]   partir de


  

work out


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [plan, schedule]   Conjugation elaborar
2. [total, amount]   Conjugation calcular
[answer]   dar con


  

work out


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [figure etc]
 to work out at   salir a
2. [turn out]   Conjugation resultar, Conjugation resolverse
3. [be successful]   salir bien, resultar bien
4. [train, exercise]   entrenarse, hacer ejercicio


  

work up


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [excite]
 to work oneself up into a frenzy   ponerse frenético ( f frenética)
2. [generate]   Conjugation despertar
 I can't work up much enthusiasm   no consigo entusiasmarme
 to work up an appetite   abrir el apetito


  

work up


intransitive verb Conjugation
 to work up to something   mentalizarse para algo


similar words

Complétez la séquence avec la proposition qui convient.

  • Who is the little boy … is crossing the street over there?