work on

This page is about the phrasal verb work on.

Meaning: to spend time making, fixing or improving something

For example:

  • work on sth Alfred would work on a movie's screenplay for months before starting to shoot the movie.

  • work on doing sth If you work on improving your English conversation skills, you should be ready for promotion in a couple of months.

Quick Quiz:

Michael wants to be a world-class footballer, so he's working on

a. his favourite players

b. the gym every day

c. his ball-control skills

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