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Here is the list of idioms with the keyword Work.
In the following sentences the idioms are colored blue and their meanings are given in the bracket.
• We tempted him with many promises, but nothing would work on him. (Influence)
• He worked out this problem in few minutes. (Solved)
• He is sure to work up the mob. (Excite)
• He worked upon the ignorant villagers. (Influenced)