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work in

verb

Definition of work in

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to insert or cause to penetrate by repeated or continued effort

  3. 2 :  to interpose or insinuate gradually or unobtrusively <worked in a few topical jokes>



Examples of work in

  1. <I think that we can work in one more interview in the afternoon lineup.>

  2. <managed to work in several references to baseball in his paper on the merits of teamwork>



1598

First Known Use of work in

1598


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