All are fine except 'chow' which is more associated with Chinese dog and food.Dear teachers,
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
I've had enough of that prison chow .
chow = grub (not in common use)=Chow, is a breed of dog that was first developed in Mongolia about 4,000 years ago and was later introduced into China
Chow meinis a generic Chinese term for a dish of stir-fried noodles, of which there are many varieties.
He shacked up with some babe over in Whiting.
shack up with = sleep with= to live together as husband and wife without being legally married.
We can work this out !
Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. When we work like that God works in us to give us the will to do what needs to be done to bring about salvation
work out = to effect by labor and exertion
John worked out his math problems all by himself. Ok
Mary had trouble getting along with her roommate, but they worked it out.
work out = to find an answer to; accomplish by work or effort Ok
Mary worked out a beautiful design for a sweater. Ok
Alice worked out a new hair-do. Ok
work out = to plan; develop; formulate
The engineers worked out a system for getting electricity to the factory.
work out = to accomplish; arrange Ok
If the traffic plan works out, it will be used in other cities too. Ok
work out = to be efficient; get results, It is also true negatively:
Their marriage just didn't work out.
John works out in the gym two hours every day. Ok
work out = engage in strenuous exercise for physical conditioning= to practice, exercise, or train in order to become proficient
This gold mine has been completely worked out.Ok
work out = exhaust a resource
Thank you for your efforts.
Student or Learner