Phrasal Verbs with WORK

work around (US); work round (UK)
to find a way to overcome or avoid a problem
We have to find a way to work around the problem.

work at
to make an effort to do something better
Learning a language isn’t easy. You have to work at it.

work on
to be in the process of making or doing something
The director is working on a new movie.

work out
to happen, develop, or end successfully
Our plan worked out perfectly.

work up
to make yourself feel brave, interested, enthusiastic, etc.
He managed to work up the courage to ask her out on a date.