# Work out – O que significa e como usar este phrasal verb

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O phrasal verb** work out** é extremamente comum em inglês e fiz um vídeo explicando os usos mais comuns. Confira o vídeo abaixo e o roteiro com as frases. Bons estudos!

**1. to solve a problem by doing a calculation**

*I was born in 1947: you work out my age.*

* See if you can work this bill out.*

* We’ll have to work out how much food we’ll need for the party.*

* We need to work out the total cost of the project.*

* Can you work out how much each card cost?*

* I need to work out how much tax I will have to pay.*

* When we worked out how much it cost us to run a car, we decided to sell it.*

**2. to think carefully about how you are going to do something and plan a good way of doing it**

*UN negotiators have worked out a set of compromise proposals.*

* We need to work out how we’re going to get there.*

* I had it all worked out.*

* An international peace plan has been worked out.*

**03. to be successful, or to end in a particular way**

*If it doesn’t work out, you can always come back here.*

* Things worked out pretty well in the end.*

* Things will work out, you’ll see.*

* I hope it all works out for Gina and Andy.*

* I’m sure everything will work itself out.*

* Don’t worry about anything – it’ll all work out (for the best) in the end, you’ll see.*

* Financially, things have worked out well for us.*

**04. to think about something and manage to understand it**

*The plot is very complicated – it’ll take you a while to work it out.*

* I’m sure you can work it out for yourself.*

* There will be a full investigation to work out what caused the accident.*

* Investigators needed several months to work out that a fraud had been committed.*

* Negotiators are due to meet later today to work out a compromise.*

* It took me some time to work out what was causing this.*

* ‘How will you contact me?’ — ‘We haven’t worked that out yet.’*

**05. to make your body fit and strong by doing exercises**

*He works out with weights twice a week.*

* How many times a week do you work out?*

* I go jogging every morning and work out with weights twice a week.*

* Professional footballers spend at least an hour every day working out in the gym.*

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