What does "work" mean here? Does it mean to grab the bowl?
"Work" in this case means to make use of or to cause something to be better or successful. In this context, "work" is often used along with the word "advantage", to mean that you are using something in a way that produces the most benefit. Ex: He's working the benefits of his job to his advantage. Ex: Ever since she began online class she's been working it to her advantage by staying in her pajamas for class.
Get more Native English Expressions >