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In the early days all I hoped was to make a living out of what I did best. But, since there's no real market for masturbation I had to fall back on my bass playing abilities.
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English

Verb

Infinitive
to work up

Third person singular
works up

Simple past
worked up

Past participle
worked up

Present participle
working up

to work up (third-person singular simple present works up, present participle working up, simple past and past participle worked up)
  1. To raise; to excite; to stir up.
    He worked up the public's passions to rage.
  2. To develop.
    I shall have worked up an appetite with all this heavy work.

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