work over

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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"
workover
Operations on a producing well to restore or increase production
workover
The process whereby a completed production well is subsequently re-entered and any necessary cleaning, repair and maintenance work done
workover
An indicator of whether the platform operations are in the workover status
workover
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
workover
To clean out or work on a well to restore or increase production
work over

    Türkische aussprache

    wırk ōvır

    Synonyme

    polish, rework, beat up

    Aussprache

    /ˈwərk ˈōvər/ /ˈwɜrk ˈoʊvɜr/

    Etymologie

    [ '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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