Definition of 'detective work'
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It does not take much detective work to find the source of the concern. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I agreed that they could set about their detective work. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pupils might find the detective work as exciting as I did for my book. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. detective work is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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