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Definition of "work over" [work over]

  • To improve a prototype, or first draft. (verb)
  • To physically attack in order to cause injury. (verb)

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Use "work over" in a sentence
  • "He had been used for occasional reconnaissance or special-mission work over the years, both in India and in Portugal."
  • "To the tremendously talented and award-winning filmmaker Marc Wishengrad at Wishengrad Pictures, who filmed my work over the past decade and, with the help of Christy Musumecci and Alison Draper, captured the interviews of the physicians who testified to what they saw firsthand, so their words could be transcribed to support the book."
  • "A little before the date of my resignation, Mr. James Virtue, the printer and publisher, had asked me to edit a new magazine for him, and had offered me a salary of £1000 a year for the work over and above what might be due to me for my own contributions."