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  • 1 hard at work — phrase working with a lot of effort Thesaurus: words used to describe someone who works hardsynonym Main entry: hard …

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  • 2 hard at work — working with a lot of effort …

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  • 3 hard labour — noun Physical labour as an additional punishment to imprisonment, abolished in 1948 • • • Main Entry: ↑hard hard labour Compulsory work imposed in addition to imprisonment, abolished in the UK in 1948 • • • Main Entry: ↑labour * * * hard labour… …

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  • 4 hard labour — BrE hard labor AmE n [U] punishment in prison which consists of hard physical work …

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  • 5 hard miles — If you have done the hard miles, you have done the hard difficult work and that makes you eligible to comment or participate in something …

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  • 6 Hard Candy (Madonna album) — Infobox Album Name = Madonna: Hard Candy Type = studio Artist = Madonna Released = Start date|2008|04|25 (see release history) Recorded = 2007 2008 Genre = Pop, R B, electropop, dance pop, urban pop Length = 56:13 (Standard Edition) 63:28… …

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  • 7 work — work1 W1S1 [wə:k US wə:rk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(do a job for money)¦ 2¦(do your job)¦ 3¦(help)¦ 4¦(do an activity)¦ 5¦(try to achieve something)¦ 6¦(machine/equipment)¦ 7¦(be effective/successful)¦ 8¦(have an effect)¦ 9¦(art/style/literature)¦ …

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  • 8 work — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effort/product of effort ADJECTIVE ▪ hard ▪ It s hard work trying to get him to do a few things for himself. ▪ It doesn t require skill it s a matter of sheer hard work. ▪ arduous, back breakin …

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  • 9 work — ▪ I. work work 1 [wɜːk ǁ wɜːrk] verb 1. [intransitive] to do a job that you are paid for: • Harry is 78 and still working. • Most of the people I went to school with work in factories. work for • David works for a broadcasting company …

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  • 10 work — /wɜk / (say werk) noun 1. exertion directed to produce or accomplish something; labour; toil. 2. that on which exertion or labour is expended; something to be made or done; a task or undertaking. 3. productive or operative activity. 4. manner or… …

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  • 11 hard — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English heard; akin to Old High German hart hard, Greek kratos strength Date: before 12th century 1. a. not easily penetrated ; not easily yielding to pressure b. of cheese not capable of being… …

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  • 12 work — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)k[/t]] ♦ works, working, worked 1) VERB People who work have a job, usually one which they are paid to do. [V prep/adv] Weiner works for the US Department of Transport... [V prep/adv] I started working in a recording studio... [V… …

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  • 13 work — /werrk/, n., adj., v., worked or (Archaic except for 35, 37, 40) wrought; working. n. 1. exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil. 2. something on which exertion or labor is expended; a task or undertaking: The… …

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  • 14 work — [[t]wɜrk[/t]] n. adj. v. worked (Archaic except in some senses, esp.35,37,40)wrought; working. 1) exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil 2) something on which exertion or labor is expended; a task or… …

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  • 15 hard — hard1 [ hard ] adjective *** ▸ 1 firm & not easy to break ▸ 2 difficult to do ▸ 3 full of problems ▸ 4 strong & not frightened ▸ 5 unkind/cruel ▸ 6 with much physical force ▸ 7 about water ▸ 8 winter/frost: severe ▸ 9 facts, etc.: can be proved ▸ …

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  • 16 hard */*/*/ — I UK [hɑː(r)d] / US [hɑrd] adjective Word forms hard : adjective hard comparative harder superlative hardest 1) stiff, firm, and not easy to bend or break hard wooden benches The plastic was chosen because it is very hard and durable. 2) a)… …

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  • 17 hard — 1. adjective 1) hard ground Syn: firm, solid, rigid, stiff, resistant, unbreakable, inflexible, impenetrable, unyielding, solidified, hardened, compact, compacted, dense, close packed, compressed; steely …

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  • 18 Hard Disk 20 — Mac specs Name=Hard Disk 20 Type=Hard Disk Casing=plastic (Pantone 453 [cite web| last =Tracy| first =Ed| title =History of computer design: Macintosh | url =http://www.landsnail.com/apple/local/design/macintosh.html| accessdate =2007 12 30]… …

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  • 19 hard-charging — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective : aggressively determined or ambitious hard charging young executives * * * adj [more hard charging; most hard charging] US : very aggressive, determined, or ambitious : ↑hard driving a hard charging young executive * * …

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  • 20 hard — 1. adjective 1) hard ground Syn: firm, solid, rigid, stiff, unbreakable, unyielding, compacted, tough, strong 2) hard physical work Syn: arduous, strenuous …

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