at work
at work
1. at one's place of work. •

I'm sorry to call you at work, but this is important.

She's at work now. She'll be home at supper time.

2. working [at something]; busy [with something]. (See also at play.) •

Tom is presently at work on his project. He'll be finished in a half hour.

Don't disturb me when I'm busy at work.

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{adj, phr.} Busy at a job; doing work. * /The teacher was soon hard at work correcting that day's test./ * /Jim is at work on his car./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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