work a mine

work a mine
NATURAL RESOURCES to dig for coal, minerals, etc.: »

These men have been working the mines all their lives.

Main Entry: work

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • work — ▪ I. work work 1 [wɜːk ǁ wɜːrk] verb 1. [intransitive] to do a job that you are paid for: • Harry is 78 and still working. • Most of the people I went to school with work in factories. work for • David works for a broadcasting company …   Financial and business terms

  • work — 1 verb DO A JOB 1 (I) to do a job that you are paid for: Harry is 78, and still working. (+ for): David works for the BBC. | work as a secretary/builder etc: She works as a management consultant for a design company. | work long hours/nights etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mine — n. excavation from which minerals are taken 1) to open (up); operate, run, work a mine 2) to close down a mine 3) a coal; copper; diamond; gold; iron; lead; salt; silver; tin; zinc mine 4) an abandoned; strip mine explosive charge 5) to arm; lay… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • work — n. & v. n. 1 the application of mental or physical effort to a purpose; the use of energy. 2 a a task to be undertaken. b the materials for this. c (prec. by the; foll. by of) a task occupying (no more than) a specified time (the work of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miné Okubo — Birth name Miné Okubo Born June 27, 1912(1912 06 27)[1] Riverside, California …   Wikipedia

  • Mine Safety and Health Administration — Agency overview Formed 1977 Jurisdiction Federal government of th …   Wikipedia

  • Mine rescue — is the very specialized job of rescuing miners and others who have become trapped or injured underground in mines because of mining accidents and disasters such as explosions caused by firedamp, roof falls or floods. Expert volunteers U.S. mine… …   Wikipedia

  • Mine Yoshizaki — Born December 2, 1971 (1971 12 02) (age 39) Isahaya, Nagasaki, Japan Nationality Japanese Occupation Manga artist Website …   Wikipedia

  • Work — (w[^u]rk), v. t. 1. To labor or operate upon; to give exertion and effort to; to prepare for use, or to utilize, by labor. [1913 Webster] He could have told them of two or three gold mines, and a silver mine, and given the reason why they forbare …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mine (song) — Mine Single by Taylor Swift …   Wikipedia

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