didn't work

did not function, was unsuccessful

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • didn't work out — was unsuccessful, didn t work, did not function …   English contemporary dictionary

  • work — 1 verb DO A JOB 1 (I) to do a job that you are paid for: Harry is 78, and still working. (+ for): David works for the BBC. | work as a secretary/builder etc: She works as a management consultant for a design company. | work long hours/nights etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • work — /werrk/, n., adj., v., worked or (Archaic except for 35, 37, 40) wrought; working. n. 1. exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil. 2. something on which exertion or labor is expended; a task or undertaking: The… …   Universalium

  • work — [[t]wɜrk[/t]] n. adj. v. worked (Archaic except in some senses, esp.35,37,40)wrought; working. 1) exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something; labor; toil 2) something on which exertion or labor is expended; a task or… …   From formal English to slang

  • work out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you work out a solution to a problem or mystery, you manage to find the solution by thinking or talking about it. [V P n (not pron)] Negotiators are due to meet later today to work out a compromise... [V P wh] It took me some… …   English dictionary

  • work out — 1) the bill works out to $50 Syn: amount to, add up to, come to, total 2) my idea worked out See work 2. 6) 3) things didn t work out the way she planned Syn: end up, turn out …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • work out — 1. to develop in a satisfactory way. It was too bad that my plan didn t work out. Is your new job working out well? 2. to get physical exercise. I work out at the gym twice a week …   New idioms dictionary

  • didn't succeed — did not turn out as was hoped for, did not go over well, didn t work …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Work-life balance — The expression work life balance was first used in the late 1970s to describe the balance between an individual s work and personal life. (New Ways to Work and the Working Mother s Association in the United Kingdom). In the United States, this… …   Wikipedia

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