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  1. Banned
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    #1

    use of "work"

    You seem to be very busy with the work load. ( I mean busy with work)

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    #2

    Re: use of "work"

    Hi, and welcome to Using English.

    Here are two natural ways to say this:
    You seem very busy at work.
    You seem to have a heavy work load.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: use of "work"

    I think "workload" is one word.

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    #4

    Re: use of "work"

    And I think you're right!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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