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  • A Double Diamond works wonders ( Double Diamond advertising slogan )
  • A Hard Day's Night ( Beatles song and movie )
  • A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play ( Mars Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • A dirty business
  • A hands turn
  • A head for business and a body for sin
  • A lot on your plate ( having many responsibilities )
  • A poor workman blames his tools
  • 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 )
  • Another day older and deeper in debt
  • Another day, another dollar
  • Aren't you glad you use Dial? Don't you wish everybody did? ( Dial Soap advertising slogan )
  • As patient as Job
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Attention to detail
  • Back in business
  • Back to school
  • Back to the salt mine
  • Balance of trade ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bayer works wonders ( Bayer Aspirin advertising slogan )
  • Be careful how you use it! ( Hai Karate Aftershave advertising slogan )
  • Beast of burden
  • Beast of the fields
  • Beaver away at
  • Big Blue ( Nickname of International Business Machines ( IBM ) )
  • Blow job
  • Blue Monday
  • Blue collar worker
  • Boob job
  • Botched job
  • Brain drain
  • Bread and butter
  • Break your back
  • Bring home the bacon ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Buckle down ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Burn the midnight oil ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bury yourself in your work
  • Business acumen
  • Business as usual
  • Business at hand
  • Business before pleasure
  • Business class
  • Business end
  • Business is beautiful ( Sprint advertising slogan )
  • Business is like a car, it will not run by itself except downhill
  • Business jet
  • Business need
  • Business or pleasure
  • Business partner
  • Business plan
  • Business to business
  • By the sweat of his brow
  • Cap and trade ( A policy tool aimed at protecting the environment )
  • Captain of industry
  • Centre of attention
  • Chief cook and bottle washer
  • Clock on
  • Close enough for government work
  • Come out of the woodwork
  • Company man ( a worker especially loyal to the employer he works for )
  • Cottage industry
  • Crawl out of the woodwork
  • Daily grind ( the daily routine of a dull or boring job )
  • Die in harness
  • Die with your boots on
  • Dirty work at the crossroads
  • Do the business
  • Do your business
  • Do your homework
  • Do your level best
  • Doing a land-office business
  • Doing a sterling job
  • Don't give up the day job
  • Don't mix business with pleasure
  • Don't put a cold in your pocket! - Use Kleenex Tissues ( Kleenex Tissues advertising slogan )
  • Don't use that tone with me
  • Donkey work
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Downsizing
  • Duvet day
  • Ear popping ( a sound that is loud or that catches the attention )
  • Earn an honest penny
  • Earn your corn
  • Elbow grease
  • Everybody out ( A catchphrase from The Rag Trade )
  • Excite attention
  • Factory farming ( rearing livestock under industrial conditions )
  • Fair Trade
  • Fall down on the job
  • Fancy footwork
  • Fetch and carry
  • Fish or cut bait
  • For those who like the trade rough ( Travis aftershave advertising slogan )
  • Free trade
  • Friday afternoon car
  • Fruits of your labour
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration ( Thomas Edison quotation )
  • Get behind in your work
  • Get down to business
  • Get off your arse
  • Get off your bike
  • Get stuck in
  • Get your hands dirty
  • Give me the works
  • Glutton for punishment
  • Go about your business
  • Go the extra mile
  • Go to town
  • Go to work on an egg ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Got My Mojo Working ( Muddy Waters song )
  • Grab attention
  • Graveyard shift
  • Gum up the works
  • Hand job
  • Hand's turn
  • Hands up if you use Right Guard, Hands down if you don't ( Right Guard antiperspirant advertising slogan )
  • Hard at it
  • Hard labour
  • Hard work never did anyone any harm
  • Hard work never killed anyone
  • Hatchet job
  • Have your work cut out for you
  • Hazards of the job
  • He who sups with the Devil should use a long spoon
  • Heave ho
  • Hit the woodwork
  • Hive of industry
  • Hold down a job
  • Home worker
  • Honey I'm home
  • How does the wireless industry make you feel? ( Sprint PCS advertising slogan )
  • 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 ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I'll make it my business
  • I'm only doing my job
  • If a job is worth doing it is worth doing well
  • If ifs and ands were pots and pans there'd be no work for tinkers
  • Imagination at Work ( General Electric advertising slogan )
  • In harness
  • In the line of duty
  • In the works
  • Industrial action
  • Industrial strength
  • Inside job
  • It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it ( A catchphrase from Nick Stone In Tightrope )
  • It's been a hard day's night, and I'd been working like a dog ( Beatles song lyric )
  • It's no use locking the stable door after the horse has bolted
  • Just the job
  • Keep the show on the road
  • Keep the wolf from the door
  • Keep up the good work
  • Keep your nose to the grindstone
  • Keep your shoulder to the wheel
  • Knock off
  • Knuckle down to
  • Labour in vain
  • Labour intensive
  • Labour of love
  • Labour pains
  • Labour saving device
  • Labour under a misapprehension
  • Laid off
  • Land office business
  • Lie down on the job
  • Life is our life's Work ( Pfizer advertising slogan )
  • Light duties
  • Like nobody's business
  • Line of work
  • Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair ( from a poem by Shelley )
  • Loves Labour Lost
  • Maid of all work
  • Make a good job of it
  • Make light work of
  • Make short work of
  • Make the best of a bad job
  • Many hands make light work
  • Mean business
  • Mind your own business
  • Money doesn't grow on trees
  • Monkey business
  • Moonlighting
  • Moving at the speed of business ( UPS advertising slogan )
  • Multimedia you can use ( Apple Computer advertising slogan )
  • Nasty piece of work
  • Never do a stroke of work
  • Nice work if you can get it
  • Night shift
  • No job too small
  • Off sick
  • Office work
  • On the job
  • On the job training
  • Only fools and horses work
  • Open for business
  • Overworked, and underpaid
  • Parents who use drugs have kids who use drugs ( The Partnership for a Drug-Free America advertising slogan )
  • Phone in sick
  • Pin money
  • Pressure of work
  • Prison works
  • Put a spanner in the works
  • Put to good use
  • Put your hand to the plough
  • Put-up job
  • Quality is job one ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Quick and dirty
  • Rag trade
  • Real food for real people ( The beef industry advertising slogan )
  • Real piece of work
  • Risky business
  • Roll up your sleeves
  • Root hog or die
  • Rough trade
  • Running like clockwork
  • Rush job
  • Saturday's child works hard for a living
  • Seeing small business differently ( SBC Communications advertising slogan )
  • Seriously though, he's doing a grand job ( A catchphrase from David Frost )
  • Sing for your supper
  • Sitting next to Nellie
  • Slave away at
  • Slog away
  • Smokers are requested to use Swan Vestas ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • Snow job
  • So easy to use, no wonder it's number one ( AOL advertising slogan )
  • Spade work
  • Spanner in the works
  • Stock in trade
  • Strictly business
  • Sunrise industry
  • Sunset industry
  • Take someone to task
  • Taking care of business
  • Talk shop
  • Talking shop
  • Tall task
  • Thankless task
  • That Friday feeling ( anticipation of the weekend after a hard working week )
  • That Monday morning feeling
  • The Beehive Of Industry ( Nickname of Providence Rhode Island )
  • The Best Second Banana in the Business ( Nickname of Art Carney )
  • The Devil finds work for idle hands to do
  • The Internet at Work ( UUNET advertising slogan )
  • The Italian Job ( Michael Caine movie )
  • The Rag Trade ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Show Business Capital Of The World ( Nickname of Hollywood California )
  • The Smartest Dumbbell in the History of Show Business ( Nickname of comedienne Gracie Allen )
  • The business
  • The business of America is business
  • The dog ate my homework
  • The oldest profession
  • The patience of Job
  • The right man for the job
  • The right tool for the job
  • The right tools for the job
  • The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  • The toughest job you'll ever love ( United States Peace Corps advertising slogan )
  • There's No Business Like Show Business ( Judy Garland song )
  • This Woman's Work ( Kate Bush song )
  • This line of business
  • To make that tough job easier - you deserve M&M candy ( M&Ms advertising slogan )
  • To no avail
  • Too Much Monkey Business ( Chuck Berry song )
  • Tools of the trade
  • Tote that bale
  • Tote that barge
  • Trade down
  • Tricks of the trade
  • Up to the task
  • Use Somebody ( Kings of Leon song )
  • Use it or lose it
  • Use matches sparingly ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • Use your loaf
  • We Can Work It Out ( Beatles song )
  • We make things that make communications work ( Lucent Technologies advertising slogan )
  • We mean business
  • We never stop working for you ( Verizon Wireless advertising slogan )
  • We'll do the homework ( Bendix Appliances advertising slogan )
  • What a piece of work is man
  • Whatever Works ( Woody Allen movie )
  • Where there's muck there's brass
  • Whistle while you work
  • Why do only fools and horses work?
  • Wind someone up ( deliberately draw attention to something that will create agitation )
  • 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
  • Working
  • Working Class Hero ( John Lennon song )
  • Working agreement
  • Working all the hours God sends
  • Working capital
  • Working class
  • Working for peanuts
  • Working from home
  • Working girl
  • Working hard or hardly working?
  • Working knowledge of
  • Working on our night moves
  • Working party
  • Works like a charm
  • Works like a dream ( )
  • You don't have to be mad to work here, but it helps
  • You got a friend in the business ( Gateway 2000 advertising slogan )
  • You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off! ( line from the Michael Caine movie The Italian Job )

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