Meaning of WORK OVER in English

WORK OVER

transcription, транскрипция: [ transitive verb ]

Date: 1835

1. : to subject to thorough examination, study, or treatment

shelf stock worked over by shoppers

2. : to do over : rework

saved the play by working the first act over

3. : to beat up or manhandle with thoroughness

the gang worked me over

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.