Idioms with work
Here are some idiomatic expressions involving the word work.
Get worked up
To get worked up is to become excited, angry or stressed.
- Celebrity gossips are a dime a dozen and it is easy to get worked up about nothing.
Have your work cut out
When you have your work cut out, you are faced with a difficult or time-consuming task.
When things work out, they develop in a good or specified way.
Work someone out
To work someone out is to understand their behavior.
Work something out
To work something out is to calculate an amount. It can also mean ‘plan something in detail.’
- We need to work out a plan.