work it


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work it

1. slang To dress, walk, and behave in a way that shows off one's body or clothing in the best way possible. Often said as a compliment or encouragement. Work it, girl! You are looking fine in that little red dress! Damn, he looks really hot in that outfit, and he's working it on the dance floor!
2. slang To be very successful and self-confident in the pursuit of one's goals or ambitions. Often said as a compliment or encouragement. With so much to juggle these days and worry about these days, it's important to take a moment and recognize parents who rise to the task. Work it, you super moms and dads!
See also: work

work it so (that) (something is the case)

To arrange, organize, or plan something so as to bring about a particular result or outcome. I'm trying to work it so I'll be able to work from home on Fridays. We worked it so that both of our flights will get into the airport at the same time. That way we can share a taxi home.
See also: work

work things so (that) (something is the case)

To arrange, organize, or plan something so as to bring about a particular result or outcome. I'm trying to work things so I'll be able to work from home on Fridays. We worked things so that both of our flights will get into the airport at the same time. That way we can share a taxi home.
See also: thing, work

work it

Arrange, bring about, as in We'll try to work it so that the board meets tomorrow. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
See also: work

ˈwork it/things (so that...)

(informal) plan something carefully to get the result you want; organize or arrange something: Can you work it so that we get free tickets?I worked things so that I could take all my leave in July and August.
See also: thing, work