at work

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at work

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see at,‎ work. At one's workplace.
    He's not home at the moment: he's at work.
    They've got a new photocopier at work.
  2. Working, in the process of doing work.
    Don't interrupt me while I'm at work on my housing project.
    • 2021 September 8, Phil McNulty, “Poland 1-1 England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      This was billed as the battle between Kane and his Poland opposite number Lewandowski but this was a game where it was possible to simply enjoy two masters of their craft at work.
  3. (figuratively) At play, in action.

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