work (one's) passage(redirected from worked their passage)
work (one's) passage
To do work in exchange for free travel to a specific town or country. After his company went bust in Los Angeles, Martin had to work his passage back to his family's home in Britain.
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work your passagework in return for a free place on a voyage.
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