- at\ work
- adj, phr.Busy at a job; doing work.
The teacher was soon hard at work correcting that day's test.
Jim is at work on his car.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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