Phrasal verbs work 1 His lack of experience can work against getting a job. I need to work at my handwriting.
I have been working away in the garden all day.
(add or include): I want to work in some interesting points in the article.
I should work more fresh fruit into my diet.
(rub into): Work the ointment into your skin once a day.
It will take months to work off the car he ruined this time.
work off (get rid of): I went jogging to work off my bad mood afterwards.