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!
See also: put, work

put/set somebody to ˈwork (on something)

make somebody start work (doing something): On his first day in the office they put him to work on some typing.
See also: put, set, somebody, work
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Fusion management, on the other hand, aims to combine the best concepts from these various programs and put them to work in Something of a customized process.
Armed Forces - Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines - and put them to work with hammers and saws.
It's high time we got these guys off the sidelines and put them to work.
I plan to take the skills and knowledge I gained from my tenure at United and put them to work for other organizations, including serving on corporate boards.
It is high time the federal government put them to work rooting out scum like Al Qaeda.
Gates has discretion over whether to confine many nonviolent offenders or to put them to work on public property.
We realized that some of our clients could benefit from the quality and depth of their environmental consulting, so we put them to work for us.
is a world-class developer of intelligent imaging solutions that provide a faster and easier way to capture photographs and documents and put them to work in popular Windows applications.
The new Visioneer 9450 PDF is the perfect tool to turn paper documents into PDF files and put them to work.
The Visioneer 9450 PDF scanner is the perfect tool to turn paper documents into electronic files and put them to work," said Murray L.
0 software lets users organize their documents quickly and easily and put them to work in dozens of applications by dragging and dropping them on the LinkBar icons.
develops and markets intelligent imaging solutions that provide a faster and easier way to import photographs and documents into computers and put them to work in the most popular applications.
Globix offers a wide range of products and services, and the expertise necessary to put them to work.
Customers will be able to install these machines and quickly put them to work to produce the most complex 0.
The addition of Katie to our staff reflects our on-going commitment to adopt new technologies and put them to work for our clients," said Tony Sapienza, senior vice president and general manager of Miller/Shandwick Technologies Boston office.