Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

body of work

body of work
Meaning(s)
1) the entire creative output of an individual or group
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • an impressive body of work
  • Analysis
    A 'body of work' is a collection of work by one or more artists or creators with a similar theme or something in common. This expression is usually used to refers to the work of a writer or artist of some kind. "This particular body of work focuses on a dark time in the painter's life." Similar in meaning to 'a collection of work' or 'oeuvre'.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. After twenty years together, the band have decided to go their separate ways. However, they leave behind an impressive body of work that will ensure they are never forgotten
    2. The author had incredible longevity as well as success in her career. Her body of work spanned over five decades and included a number of international bestsellers.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. This exhibition displays an impressive body of work by the artist which spans over three decades.
    2. We have a portfolio containing an example of a body of work we created for similar campaigns if you'd like to take a look?
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