work over

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To physically attack in order to cause injury

He'll talk, once we work him over.

To improve a prototype, or first draft

The estimated figures are not bad, but somebody will have to work them over.

colloq. beat up or violently attack (a person)
examine thoroughly
give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
Operations on a producing well to restore or increase production
The process whereby a completed production well is subsequently re-entered and any necessary cleaning, repair and maintenance work done
An indicator of whether the platform operations are in the workover status
any of several remedial operations performed on a producing well in an attempt to restore or increase production Sand or liner removal, casing repair, acidizing, fracture stimulation, cementing, deeper drilling, recompletion to a different producing zone or stratum, and sidetracking are some examples of workover operations
To clean out or work on a well to restore or increase production
work over

    التركية النطق

    wırk ōvır


    polish, rework, beat up


    /ˈwərk ˈōvər/ /ˈwɜrk ˈoʊvɜr/

    علم أصول الكلمات

    [ 'w&rk ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English werk, work, from Old English werc, weorc; akin to Old High German werc work, Greek ergon, Avestan varandzem activity.


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