Definition of 'overwork'
Example sentences containing 'overwork'
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Staff are overworked and patients are at risk. The Sun (2017)We will not accept the removal of safeguards protecting patients from overworked doctors. The Sun (2015)Do not overwork the dough to ensure that the scones turn out light. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He said overworked doctors will no longer test for the virus. The Sun (2009)Be careful not to overwork your dough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The staff are overworked and underpaid. The Sun (2014)It leads to stress and overwork. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For many years GPs considered themselves overworked and underpaid compared with hospital doctors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was hard to tell if the staff were overworked or just didn't care. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is he depressed, overworked or stressed about money? The Sun (2012)Don't overwork the dough and the scones will be fluffy and light. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In particular, it worries that fatigue may affect overworked staff. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Equally, there is a lot of research to show that stress and overwork reduces life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But with overloaded schedules and overworked staffs, pastors resist placing yet another program onto their workloads. Christianity Today (2000)I have made up excuses like overwork but they are wearing thin. The Sun (2012)She was overworked and stressed. The Sun (2015)Remember - while her body grows larger, her overworked heart stays the same size. The Sun (2013)One becomes wary of these names, for some history is overworked like dough, and in the process we disregard just how sensationally awful these characters really were. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'overwork'
Used Occasionally. overwork is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'overwork'
British English: overwork VERB
If you overwork or if someone overworks you, you work too hard, and are likely to become very tired or ill.
He's overworking and has got a lot on his mind.
- American English: overwork
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobrecarregar de trabalho
- Chinese: 工作过度
- European Spanish: trabajar demasiado
- French: se surmener
- German: sich überarbeiten
- Italian: lavorare troppo
- Japanese: こき使う/働きすぎる
- Korean: 과로하다
- European Portuguese: sobrecarregar de trabalho
- Spanish: trabajar demasiado
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