work a room

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Definition of work a room

: to talk to the people in a room to get their support, approval, etc. a politician who really knows how to work a room

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“Work a room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/work%20a%20room. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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