working vs idle: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: working or idle

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workingadjective

actively engaged in paid work

workingnoun

a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

workingadjective

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

workingadjective

adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something

workingadjective

adopted as a temporary basis for further work

workingadjective

serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity

idleadjective

not having a job

idleadjective

not in active use

idleadjective

without a basis in reason or fact

idleverb

be idle; exist in a changeless situation

idleverb

run disconnected or idle

idleadjective

silly or trivial

idleadjective

lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility

idleadjective

not yielding a return

idleadjective

not in action or at work

idlenoun

the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling

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