work the problem

work the problem

to actively try different solutions The mayor has named a committee to work the problem of downtown parking.
See also: problem, work
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WHETHER you have a complaint about a payday lender or any other financial firm, the first step is to contact them directly to try and work the problem out.
We don't think so, but because it most severely affects the short takeoff and landing, we believe it's prudent and right, and our responsibility, to work the problem," Secretary Roche said in his previous testimony.
In my Probability and Statistics course ("Calculators Throw Teachers a Curve," 11/1/99), the teacher always shows us how to work the problem without the calculator first.
spending as much as six times the amount of hours indoors at work the problem afflicting Child-Support Enforcement Agency employees is of little surprise to Rodolitz.
They will have to actually work the problem from scratch, which means they will have a better opportunity to learn the material.
Nahhas said that the demonstrators' cries should be loud in order to get things back on the correct track and have Lebanese parties gather around dialogue table to work the problems out and spare Lebanon the regional turmoil's impact.
Buck Buchanan is engaged every day with his counterparts to try and figure out how to work the problems of our ground forces.