I think both of them were working things out together.
"We want to work things out because we're definitely here to stay."
Maybe we can work things out when you come back.
"I like to talk through the issues before they get done, working things over."
That's the way God's been working things forever, why change it now?
You know how they work things in families like ours.
We decided, if you'll agree, to work things the same as always.
Theater and art were used to help the children work things through.
After that, they work things through as their circumstances allow.
"Working things so that you get an advantage over him."