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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The call centre component of the Cochrane Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is recruiting, training and putting to work full- and part-time customer service representatives who started taking calls in early December.
Bob's experience in all aspects of the mobile technology field provides a rare culmination of expertise that we are already putting to work in our OEM solutions business," said Hubert Canuet, vice president and general manager of the Thales OEM business unit.
The Act and conversion into a Business Development Company will provide simpler access to funds in which the Company plans on putting to work primarily in the gaming and entertainment sectors.
In San Jose, One Touch Systems tripled its revenues from $3 million in 1994 to $9 million last year after putting to work a $500,000 line of credit guaranteed at 55 percent through the Bay Area Small Business Development Corporation.
We can benefit customers through higher productivity, for example, and ViewStar is another tool we're putting to work for us that will help us achieve higher productivity in the future.