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    joham is offline Key Member
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    Default stop work/working

    She had to stop work when fatigue set in.
    The boss was certain that the staff would stop working as soon as his back was turned.

    These sentences are taken from Oxford Dictionary of Collocations. My question is: Are stop work and stop working interchangeable?

    Thank you in advance.
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: stop work/working

    Yes; the meaning's the same in these examples.

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