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    vil is offline VIP Member
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    to put some back in ones work

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    I always put some back in my work.

    to put some back in one’s work = to make a maximum physical effort

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    Re: to put some back in ones work

    Yes, but the sentence sounds a bit strange- it could be used but my back is more common.

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