働く

kana: はたらく
rome: hataraku

働く - English Dictionary

[ verb ]
■ happen
e.g.)
・What is going on in the minds of the people?
operate

[ verb ]
■ perform as expected when applied
e.g.)
・The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
・Does this old car still run well?
・This old radio doesn't work anymore
function , go , operate , run , work

[ verb ]
■ be employed
e.g.)
・Is your husband working again?
・My wife never worked
・Do you want to work after the age of 60?
・She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money
・She works as a waitress to put herself through college
do work , work

[ verb ]
■ exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
e.g.)
・I will work hard to improve my grades
・she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor
work

[ verb ]
■ perform an act, usually with a negative connotation
e.g.)
・perpetrate a crime
・pull a bank robbery
commit , perpetrate , pull

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