work (one's) way

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work (one's) way

To work methodically in order to proceed in a certain direction. It may seem like an overwhelming job, but we just have to work our way from room to room. The military team worked their way through the building, taking our enemies on each floor as they went.
See also: way, work

work one's way

Exert oneself to proceed in a particular direction; also, finance a project by working. For example, The painters are working their way from the top floor to the basement, or I'm trying to work my way into the publishing world, or She's working her way through college. [Second half of 1800s]
See also: way, work
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Rehman Malik said that e-Parliament Conference 2018 is aimed at to work ways and means to enhance the interaction of Parliament with general public.
Senator Malik said that e-Parliament Conference 2018 was aimed to work ways and means to enhance the interaction of Parliament with general public.
England are a very good side and I am sure they will work ways out to minimise the pressure on themselves.
NEIL JENKINS believes England will "work ways out" to deal with the pressure and expectation that accompanies being a World Cup host nation.
The pervasive technological advancements such as mobility and cloud are considerably transforming the work ways in companies.
The emergence of mobile UC&C is the outcome of the growing usage of mobile devices among businesses for enhancing flexibility in work ways.
"Today, we further boost our cooperation between all March 14th Forces over a vision, program and work ways related to laying the foundation principles for democracy," he added.
In Words at Work and Play: Three Decades in Family and Community Life, Shirley Brice Heath revisits, after 30 years, the grown children of the Trackton and Roadville communities she introduced in her seminal 1983 work Ways with Words: Language, Life, and Work in Communities and Classrooms.
She went on to say that for months now, "we have been talking about Cyprus and we have been talking about Nagorno-Karabakh and quietly, we have been trying to work ways that our ambassadors, who are front and center in this -- in these initiatives, are continuing that process".
In his turn, Minister Dan Coman - Sova has expressed his openness for communicating the work ways on the draft projects that need implementation.
Policy analysis means combining the rigors of different disciplines, the insights from multiple professions, the work ways of multiple cultures.
But instead of revelling in Rangers' humiliation the other clubs should be getting together to work ways of maximising this chance to strengthen their own positions.