work (one's) ticket

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work (one's) ticket

To scheme a way of achieving an advantage or a release from some obligation, especially by malingering or fraud. Primarily heard in UK. He's been trying to convince the military doctors of an underlying mental illness, in the hopes of working his ticket home. The Chelsea striker has been working his ticket for months now, putting in consistently poor performances.
See also: ticket, work

work your ticket

contrive to obtain your discharge from prison or the army.
See also: ticket, work
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The designs, which contain the bill of materials for the work, including GIS schematics, are provided to the line workers on work tickets, which they use to perform both repairs and initiate new service in the field.
We think we can staff this building with fewer people and turn work tickets around more efficiently, which will reduce operating costs," Nahas said.
Or, in a municipality environment, public works employees can save valuable time by retrieving work tickets via hand-held personal digital assistants, rather than making separate trips back to the office.
To support Direct Instruction, Minyerri School has adopted a school-wide behaviour system whereby students earn Good Work tickets for behaviour/academic success.
We also have a client portal where all designs, work tickets and sample systems are accessible, so it doesn't really matter that we are based in the UK and some of our clients are based the other side of the world.
JIRA integration Allows detected faults to be exported to JIRA as work tickets.
Sage 50 Manufacturing Accounting provides enhanced BOM management and the ability to create/track work tickets, serialized inventory, and more.