A term to describe the tedious and boring indentured servitude that most people are forced to endure to get money. Generally, not a pleasant experience.
"No, I can't come to the party tonight. I'm working late."
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a form of the word work, to perform duties or labor, (sometimes used as opposite of broken, or as synonym for functioning*)
*the watch is not broken it is working fine, Jon is working hard,