work over work over


  • (v) give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression



  1. The morning after, embalmers performed their grisly work over open rows of caskets, six of them the small and white coffins of children.
  2. The technology, he explains, has already been shown to work over a local connection.
  3. Michael Moore: Sat back and watched the fruits of all my work over these eight long years possibly come true this Tuesday.


  • I-690 bridge work causing traffic delays

    The Department of Transportation advises drivers that Interstate 690 bridge work over Peat Street and North Crouse Avenue will cause traffic delays throughout this week.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: WSYR 9 Syracuse

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /