Translation of work in Italian:


Pronunciation: /wɜːk/




  • far funzionare [machine]; far lavorare [employee]; far studiare [student] work one's way through something (read) leggere attentamente

Phrasal verbs

work in

vt inserire [comment, fact]; [Culin] incorporare [butter]

work off

vt sfogare [anger]; lavorare per estinguere [debt]; fare sport per smaltire [weight]

work on

vt lavorare a [book, report]; occuparsi di [problem, case]; cercare [solution]
vi (continue) continuare a lavorare

work out

vt elaborare [plan]; risolvere [problem]; calcolare [bill] I worked out how he did it ho capito come l'ha fatto

work up

vt I've worked up an appetite mi è venuto appetito don't get worked up (anxious) non farti prendere dal panico (angry) non arrabbiarti

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