work and back

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adverb (or adjective)

Word History


Adverb (or adjective)

work and back

First Known Use


1967, in the meaning defined above

Adverb (or Adjective)

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of work and back was in 1919

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“Work and back.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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