put (one) to work

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put (one) to work

To give one a particular task to do. We're here to help, so just put us to work wherever you need us. Whenever I come home for a visit, my mom wastes no time putting me to work—last time, I had to vacuum the whole house!
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He has incredible depth and breadth of experience in global marketing and we are anxious to put him to work furthering the development of Need2Buy," said Maury Friedman, chairman and CEO of Need2Buy.