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To make a physical or mental effort to progress some specified task.
I also have an offer to work at the law office where I worked last summer.
After you spend a day at college, you go to work at a job where you can sit down the rest of the evening.
She led him to the back room where her things were piled and then resumed her last hour of work at the diner.
We were finding make work at the office increasingly boring but I suspected our absence would produce unwanted curiosity.
She has begun seeing someone; a young man who does grounds keeping work at the Country Club and is a half dozen years her junior.
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