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  • A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play ( Mars Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • A lot on your plate ( having many responsibilities )
  • A work in progress
  • Ads work harder in the new Granada ( Granada advertising slogan )
  • All in a day's work
  • All my own work
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  • Alpha Mom ( an ambitious mother who aims to excel at work while raising children )
  • Armed struggle
  • Beast of burden
  • Beast of the fields
  • Buckle under the strain
  • Bury yourself in your work
  • Close enough for government work
  • Courier Express. Today's delivery problems solved tomorrow ( Courier Express advertising slogan )
  • Crisis, what crisis? ( Jim Callaghan quotation )
  • Dirty work at the crossroads
  • Donkey work
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Fruits of your labour
  • Get behind in your work
  • Go to work on an egg ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Hard labour
  • Hard work never did anyone any harm
  • Hard work never killed anyone
  • Have your work cut out for you
  • Home delivery
  • I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work ( Thomas Edison quotation )
  • I have nothing to offer but blood toil tears and sweat ( Winston Churchill quotation ) ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • If ifs and ands were pots and pans there'd be no work for tinkers
  • Imagination at Work ( General Electric advertising slogan )
  • Keep up the good work
  • Labour in vain
  • Labour intensive
  • Labour of love
  • Labour pains
  • Labour saving device
  • Labour under a misapprehension
  • Laboured breathing
  • Let the train take the strain ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • Life and death struggle
  • Life is our life's Work ( Pfizer advertising slogan )
  • Line of work
  • Loves Labour Lost
  • Maid of all work
  • Make light work of
  • Make short work of
  • Many hands make light work
  • Nasty piece of work
  • Never do a stroke of work
  • Nice work if you can get it
  • Office work
  • One for sorrow, two for mirth, three for a wedding, four for a birth
  • Only fools and horses work
  • Pressure of work
  • Real piece of work
  • Same day delivery
  • Separated at birth
  • Spade work
  • Strain every nerve
  • The Birth of a Nation ( D W Griffith / Lillian Gish movie )
  • The Devil finds work for idle hands to do
  • The Internet at Work ( UUNET advertising slogan )
  • The labourer is worthy of his hire
  • The labours of Hercules
  • This Woman's Work ( Kate Bush song )
  • Too posh to push
  • We Can Work It Out ( Beatles song )
  • We make things that make communications work ( Lucent Technologies advertising slogan )
  • What a piece of work is man
  • Whistle while you work
  • Why do only fools and horses work?
  • Woman's work is never done
  • Work both sides of the street
  • Work expands so as to fill the time available
  • Work hard. Fly right ( Continental Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Work it
  • Work itself up into a lather
  • Work life balance
  • Work like a Trojan
  • Work like a beaver
  • Work like a dog
  • Work of art
  • Work one's fingers to the bone
  • Work the phone
  • Work the rabbit's foot on
  • Work to rule
  • Work wonders
  • Work your ass off
  • Work your butt off
  • Work your ticket
  • Work yourself into the ground
  • Workers of the world arise you have nothing to lose but your chains
  • You don't have to be mad to work here, but it helps
  • You shop, we drop ( Tesco home delivery advertising slogan )

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