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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We dressed a woman as journalist Jimmy Olsen [from Superman] and we put her to work at a desk on the street in Bogota.
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