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Applying personal initiative and responsibility throughout a duration of time, in order to accomplish either a short or long term goal.
Son: Dad i really want to own my own business one day and grow up to be a chulo just like you.

Dad: First off you can never be a true chulo, but if you go to college, study hard and put in work, one day you might own your own business.
by TrU CHU May 22, 2011
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1. Engage in gang-related activity.

2. Engage in something dangerous or illegal, especially if it involves getting in a gang or a crew.
Examples of when you PUT IN WORK can involve killing somebody, selling dope, etc.
by Mr. Terrence L. Trezvant February 29, 2008
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To do something illegal/dangerous to get in with your crew. Such as killin' someone, attacking a rival gang, doin' a drug run, ect.
I need you to put in some work real quick.
iight, what I need to do?
You just need to put some crips six feet under.
AFTER...
iight, you put in work, you in now.
by Dope Boy Magic February 03, 2008
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when you go to the mex mob mansion and light your fireworks off to wake all of them up because they turned their back on da lench mob
You ready to go put in work at the mex mob mansion tonight
by da lench mob July 02, 2006
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