job


job
n.
task

1) to do a job

2) to take on a job

3) a backbreaking; difficult, hard job

4) odd jobs (he does odd jobs)

5) a job to + inf. (it was quite a job to find him = it was quite a job finding him = we had quite a job finding him)

employment

6) to get, land, take a job

7) to hunt for, look for a job

8) to hold, hold down a job

9) to give up, quit; lose a job

10) a cushy, easy, soft; demanding; menial; steady job

11) a desk; full-time; part-time; summer job

12) at a job (she was working at two jobs)

13) on the job (he is always on the job) (also fig.)

criminal act

(colloq.)

14) to do , pull a job

15) an inside job

misc.

16) a snow job (AE) ('deceit'); to do a hatchet job on smb. ('to criticize smb. harshly'); a put-up job ('a prearranged scheme'); he really did a job on his opponent ('he inflicted a crushing defeat on his opponent')

USAGE NOTE: In colloq. BE. on the job can also mean 'having sex'.
* * *
[dʒɒb]
full-time
hard job
hold down a job
look for a job
lose a job
menial
part-time
pull a job
steady job
summer job
take a job
a put-up job ('a prearranged scheme')
to do a hatchet job on smb. ('to criticize smb. harshly')
he really did a job on his opponent (USAGE NOTE: In colloq. BE, on the job can also mean'having sex'.; 'he inflicted a crushing defeat on his opponent')
['criminal act'] (colloq.) to do
['employment'] to get
['task'] to do a job
a backbreaking
a cushy
a desk
an inside job
to give up
to hold
to hunt for
to take on a job
['misc. '] a snow job ('deceit'; AE)
on the job (also fig.; he is always on the job)
odd jobs (he does odd jobs)
a job to + inf. (it was quite a job to find him = it was quite a job finding him = we had quite a job finding him)
at a job (she was working at two jobs)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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