desk job


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desk job

n.
A job, especially one in the armed forces or a police department, in which one's work is done mainly while sitting at a desk.
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Research has focused on how a desk job can raise the risk of an early grave.
This is quite helpful if you have a desk job where you end up sitting for extended periods of time.
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When called up again, he was initially confined to a desk job in army intelligence.
A close pal of the 24-year-old beauty said that Harry, who had recently taken up a desk job in an effort to make time for Bonas, has made it clear he is besotted and that he would love to pop the question, Daily Star reported.
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I would have a little wager they have a nice desk job, six cups of coffee a day, oh, and a toilet just around the corner.
Susan has previously worked in sales as a field sales representative for a local stationery/furniture company but decided she had had enough of life on the road and wanted a desk job instead.
According to Reuters, the Apollo 11 mission was Armstrong's last space flight, and he took desk job as NASA's deputy associate administrator for aeronautics in the office of advanced research and technology.