"work construction" 'do construction work'

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Jan 3 14:55:10 UTC 2009

On Jan 2, 2009, at 1:50 PM, Chris Waigl wrote:
> I was wondering what kind of noun could fill the slot in 'work X'. It
> doesn't seem to work well with the actual job title *'work
> supervisor', or nouns that designate concrete entities used
> metonymically for occupations (I didn't find anything for 'work
> facilites'; otoh, these terms are hard to google). What seems to work
> is an abstract term designating the occupation, but that's not a very
> good characterization either.
> Here are a few more: ...

nice finds.


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