Like many others, phrasal verb ‘work out’ has more than one meaning. Let’s look at a few of them:
Work out 1
Meaning: to think of a solution for dealing with a problem.
Ex: We have to work out a way to fit this shelf here.
Environmentalists are trying to work out a solution for global warming.
Work out 2
Ex: Ivan has been working out at the gym all morning.
People need to work out for better health.
Work out 3
Meaning: finish something adequately.
Ex: We managed to fix the car so everything worked out well.
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