work off work off

Definition(s):

  • (v) cause to go away through effort or work

Usage(s):

  1. The wave was just one of the ways the audience tried to work off its nervous energy.
  2. When the receipts came up short, the boys were forced to work off their shortages, which kept them in bondage for months at a time.
  3. He was allowed to work off his conditions as a classmate of quiet Calvin Coolidge in the Class of 1895.

News

  • Franklin officers sue over alleged off-clock work

    Complaining that they were forced to work off the clock, three former and current Franklin Township police officers are suing the Gloucester County township in federal court.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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