英语中 work 相关的短语动词

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work around/round to sth/sb 渐渐转变(话题、主题等)

It was some time before he worked around to what he really wanted to say.

他东拉西扯了一会才绕到真正要说的事情上来。

work at sth 致力于;努力做

He's working at losing weight.

他正在努力减肥。

Learning to play the piano isn't easy. You have to work at it .

学弹钢琴不容易,你非得下功夫不可。

work sth in | work sth into sth

1、尽量包括;设法把…加进

Can't you work a few more jokes into your speech?

难道你就不能在讲话中再增加几句笑话吗?

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2、掺入;将…搅拌进

Gradually work in the butter.

逐渐掺进黄油。

work sth off

1、(通过消耗体力)宣泄感情

She worked off her anger by going for a walk.

她散散步气就消了。

2、工作以偿债

They had a large bank loan to work off.

他们有一大笔银行贷款需要偿还。

work on sb 努力说服(使某人答应或做某事)

He hasn't said he'll do it yet, but I'm working on him.

他还没说他会做这事,不过我正在设法说服他。

work on sth 努力改善(或完成)

You need to work on your pronunciation a bit more.

你需要再加把劲改进发音。

‘Have you sorted out a babysitter yet?’ ‘No, but I'm working on it .’

“你找到临时看孩子的保姆了吗?”“还没有,我正在找呢。”

work out

1、锻炼身体;做运动

I work out regularly to keep fit.

我经常做运动以保持健康。

2、成功地发展

My first job didn't work out.

我的第一份工作干得不好。

Things have worked out quite well for us.

事情的结果对我们很不错。

work out (at sth) 计算;计算出

The price per pound works out at 3.20.

每磅价格合计3.20英镑。

work sb out 了解,理解(某人的性格)

I've never been able to work her out.

我从未能摸准她的秉性。

work sth out

1、计算;算出

It is proving hard to work out the value of bankrupt firms' assets.

清算破产公司的资产值其实很困难。

2、找到…的答案;解决

Negotiators are due to meet later today to work out a compromise.

谈判人员定于今天晚些时候进行会谈,商定一个折中方案。

Can you work out what these squiggles mean?

你能辨认出这些潦草的字迹是什么意思吗?

I couldn't work out where the music was coming from.

我弄不清这音乐是从哪里传来的。

3、计划;思考

I've worked out a new way of doing it.

我想出了做这事的一个新方法。

4、挖尽,开采矿(煤、矿产等)(常用被动)

a worked-out silver mine

开采光了的银矿

work sb over 殴打

The gang worked me over.

这伙小流氓把我痛打了一顿。

He'll talk, once we work him over.

他会说话的,一旦我们揍他。

work sth over 研究,检查

The estimated figures are not bad, but somebody will have to work them over.

估计的数字还不错,但总得有人重新计算一下。

work to sth

按照(计划、时间表等);根据…行事

to work to a budget

按照预算办事

We're working to a very tight deadline .

我们的工期很紧。

work towards sth 努力达到,设法完成(目标)

We must work towards a new social order.

我们一定要努力实现新的社会秩序。

work sth up 逐步发展;努力改进

I can't work up any enthusiasm for his idea.

我对他的想法怎么也热心不起来。

She went for a long walk to work up an appetite.

她为了增加食欲散了很长时间的步。

work sb/yourself up (into sth) 使激动;使发怒

Don't work yourself up into a state about it. It isn't worth it.

别为此大动肝火。这不值得。

What are you so worked up about?

什么事使得你这么激动?

work sth up into sth 使完整;使完好;修整

I'm working my notes up into a dissertation.

我正在把我的笔记整理成一篇论文。

work up to sth 逐步发展到,逐渐达到(更高或更深的程度)

The music worked up to a rousing finale.

乐曲渐变到一个激动人心的末乐章。

I began by jogging in the park and worked up to running five miles a day.

我开始在公园里慢跑,后来逐渐增加到一天跑五英里。

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