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Job 1

 (jōb)
In the Bible, an upright man whose faith in God survived the test of repeated calamities.

[Hebrew 'iyyôb; see ʔb in Semitic roots.]

Job 2

 (jōb)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Job.]

job 1

 (jŏb)
n.
1.
a. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession: Her job is doing drug research.
b. A position of employment: How many jobs are open at the factory?
2.
a. A task that must be done: Let's finish this job before we start another.
b. A specified duty or responsibility: Your job is to watch the kids while we're away. See Synonyms at task.
c. Informal A difficult or strenuous task: It's a real job getting people to help out at these events.
3.
a. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee: an expensive repair job.
b. The object to be worked on: Those overgrown shrubs are a big job.
c. Something resulting from or produced by work: I like the job they did on those shrubs.
4. An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination: a face job.
5. Computers A program application that may consist of several steps but is performed as a single logical unit.
6. Informal A state of affairs: Their marriage was a bad job from the start. It's a good job that we left early to avoid the traffic.
7. Informal A criminal act, especially a robbery: a bank job.
8. Informal An example of a specified type, especially of something made or constructed. Often used in combination: a new building that is just another glass and steel job; a cowboy hat that is one of those ten-gallon jobs.
v. jobbed, job·bing, jobs
v.intr.
1. To work at odd jobs.
2. To work by the piece.
3. To act as a jobber.
v.tr.
1. To purchase (merchandise) from manufacturers and sell it to retailers.
2. To arrange for (contracted work) to be done in portions by others; subcontract.
3. To transact (official business) dishonestly for private profit.
Idioms:
do a job on
1. To damage, harm, or worsen: The stylist did a real job on my hair.
2. To defecate on.
on the job
1. Paying close attention; on the alert.
2. At work; at one's place of business: Employees are not allowed to smoke while on the job.

[Perhaps from obsolete jobbe, piece, alteration of Middle English gobbe, lump; see gob1.]

job 2

 (jŏb) Chiefly Southern
tr. & intr.v. jobbed, job·bing, jobs
To jab or make a jab.
n.
A jab.

[Middle English jobben, of imitative origin.]

job

(dʒɒb)
n
1. an individual piece of work or task
2. an occupation; post of employment
3. an object worked on or a result produced from working
4. a duty or responsibility: her job was to cook the dinner.
5. informal a difficult task or problem: I had a job to contact him.
6. a state of affairs: make the best of a bad job; it's a good job I saw you.
7. informal a damaging piece of work: he really did a job on that.
8. informal a crime, esp a robbery or burglary
9. informal an article or specimen: the new car was a nice little job.
10. an instance of jobbery
11. (Computer Science) computing a unit of work for a computer consisting of a single complete task submitted by a user
12. jobs for the boys appointments given to or created for allies or favourites
13. on the job
a. actively engaged in one's employment
b. Brit taboo engaged in sexual intercourse
14. just the job exactly what was required
vb, jobs, jobbing or jobbed
15. (intr) to work by the piece or at casual jobs
16. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to make a private profit out of (a public office, etc)
17. (Stock Exchange)
a. to buy and sell (goods or services) as a middleman: he jobs in government surplus.
b. Brit to buy and sell stocks and shares as a stockjobber: he jobs in blue chips.
18. (Commerce) (often foll by: out) to apportion (a contract, work, etc) among several contractors, workers, etc
[C16: of uncertain origin]

Job

(dʒəʊb)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament
a. a Jewish patriarch, who maintained his faith in God in spite of the afflictions sent by God to test him
b. the book containing Job's pleas to God under these afflictions, attempted explanations of them by his friends, and God's reply to him
2. any person who withstands great suffering without despairing

job

(dʒɒb)

n., v. jobbed, job•bing,
adj. n.
1. a piece of work, esp. a specific task done as part of the routine of one's occupation or for an agreed price.
2. a post of employment; position.
3. any task or project.
4. a responsibility; duty: It is your job to be on time.
5. the execution or performance of a task: to do a good job.
6. the material or item being worked upon.
7. a state of affairs; matter: to make the best of a bad job.
8. a difficult task: We had a job getting him to agree.
9. Informal. an example of a specific type: That little sports job is a great car.
10. Slang. a theft or similar crime.
11. a public or official act or decision done for improper private gain.
12. a unit of work for a computer.
v.i.
13. to work at jobs or odd pieces of work; work by the piece.
14. to do business as a jobber.
15. to turn public business improperly to private gain.
v.t.
16. to assign (work, a contract for work, etc.) in separate portions, as to different contractors or workers (often fol. by out).
17. to buy in large quantities from wholesalers or manufacturers and sell to dealers in smaller quantities.
18. to swindle or trick.
19. to carry on (public business) for improper private gain.
adj.
20. of or for a particular job or transaction.
21. bought, sold, or handled together: to buy in job quantities.
Idioms:
1. do a job on,
a. to damage or destroy.
b. to deceive; snow.
2. on the job,
a. while working; at work.
b. on the alert.
[1620–30; orig. uncertain]
syn: See task.

Job

(dʒoʊb)

n.
1. the central figure in an Old Testament parable of the righteous sufferer.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.

position

postjob
1. 'position' and 'post'

Someone's job can be referred to in formal English as their position or post. When advertising or applying for a job, you usually use position or post.

We are looking for someone to fill a senior management position.
I am writing to apply for the post of clerical assistant.
2. 'job'

In conversation, don't use 'position' or 'post'. Use job.

He's afraid of losing his job.
She's got a really interesting job.

job


Past participle: jobbed
Gerund: jobbing

Imperative
job
job
Present
I job
you job
he/she/it jobs
we job
you job
they job
Preterite
I jobbed
you jobbed
he/she/it jobbed
we jobbed
you jobbed
they jobbed
Present Continuous
I am jobbing
you are jobbing
he/she/it is jobbing
we are jobbing
you are jobbing
they are jobbing
Present Perfect
I have jobbed
you have jobbed
he/she/it has jobbed
we have jobbed
you have jobbed
they have jobbed
Past Continuous
I was jobbing
you were jobbing
he/she/it was jobbing
we were jobbing
you were jobbing
they were jobbing
Past Perfect
I had jobbed
you had jobbed
he/she/it had jobbed
we had jobbed
you had jobbed
they had jobbed
Future
I will job
you will job
he/she/it will job
we will job
you will job
they will job
Future Perfect
I will have jobbed
you will have jobbed
he/she/it will have jobbed
we will have jobbed
you will have jobbed
they will have jobbed
Future Continuous
I will be jobbing
you will be jobbing
he/she/it will be jobbing
we will be jobbing
you will be jobbing
they will be jobbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jobbing
you have been jobbing
he/she/it has been jobbing
we have been jobbing
you have been jobbing
they have been jobbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jobbing
you will have been jobbing
he/she/it will have been jobbing
we will have been jobbing
you will have been jobbing
they will have been jobbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jobbing
you had been jobbing
he/she/it had been jobbing
we had been jobbing
you had been jobbing
they had been jobbing
Conditional
I would job
you would job
he/she/it would job
we would job
you would job
they would job
Past Conditional
I would have jobbed
you would have jobbed
he/she/it would have jobbed
we would have jobbed
you would have jobbed
they would have jobbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.job - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn moneyjob - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
confectionery - the occupation and skills of a confectioner
sport - the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
farming, land - agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"
biz, game - your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
calling, career, vocation - the particular occupation for which you are trained
employment, work - the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
appointment - the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed; "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
salt mine, treadmill - a job involving drudgery and confinement
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
profession - an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
metier, medium - an occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
accountancy, accounting - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
photography - the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies
catering - providing food and services
2.job - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific feejob - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
duty - work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the duties of the job"
ball-breaker, ball-buster - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing; "Vietnam was a ball-breaker"
stint - an individual's prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
scut work, shitwork - trivial, unrewarding, tedious, dirty, and disagreeable chores; "the hospital hired him to do scut work"
3.job - a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
4.job - an object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
product, production - an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
5.job - the responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth"
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
6.job - the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
7.job - a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
8.job - a state of difficulty that needs to be resolvedjob - a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
difficulty - a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"
race problem - a social and political problem caused by conflict between races occupying the same or adjacent regions
balance-of-payments problem - an economic problem caused by payments for imports being greater than receipts for exports
9.Job - a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
10.Job - any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
11.job - (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
application program, applications programme, application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
12.Job - a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
13.job - a crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
robbery - larceny by threat of violence
Verb1.job - profit privately from public office and official business
chisel, cheat - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
2.job - arranged for contracted work to be done by others
hire, employ, engage - engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
3.job - work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
do work, work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
4.job - invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"
invest, commit, put, place - make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
bull - try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

job

noun
2. task, concern, duty, charge, work, business, role, operation, affair, responsibility, function, contribution, venture, enterprise, undertaking, pursuit, assignment, stint, chore, errand Their main job is to preserve health rather than treat illness.
3. (Informal) difficulty, problem, hassle (informal), trouble, hard work With all these different pensions, you're going to have a job to keep track.
jobs for the boys cronyism, favouritism, nepotism a `jobs for the boys' system of government
just the job perfect, excellent, ideal, supreme, superb, splendid, sublime, superlative This bag is just the job for travelling.
Quotations
"If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job" [Malcolm S. Forbes]
"Everyone sees life through their job. To the doctor the world is a hospital, to the broker it is a stock exchange, to the lawyer a vast criminal court" [Alasdair Gray Janine]
"McJob: A low-pay, low-prestige, low-dignity, low-benefit, no-future job in the service sector" [Douglas Coupland Generation X]

job

noun
1. Activity pursued as a livelihood:
Slang: racket.
Archaic: employ.
2. A post of employment:
Slang: gig.
3. A piece of work that has been assigned:
4. The proper activity of a person or thing:
5. Informal. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
Translations
مهمةمُهِمَّه، واجِبمِهْنَه، وظيفَهوَظِيفَةٌ
práceúkolzaměstnání
jobtingarbejde
työtyöskennellätehdä töitätehdä työtätehtävä
posao
verkefnivinnastarfstarf, atvinnaverk
직업
negotium
numoti į ką rankaturėti vargo
darbsuzdevums
delozaposlitev
jobb
งาน
công việc

Job

[dʒəʊb] NJob
Job's comforter el que queriendo animar a otro le desconsuela todavía más

job

[dʒɒb]
A. N
1. (= employment) → trabajo m, empleo m
what would the job involve?¿en qué consistiría el trabajo or empleo?
what's her job?¿de qué trabaja?
we shall create 1,000 new jobsvamos a crear 1.000 puestos de trabajo más
he got a job as a clerkconsiguió un trabajo or empleo de oficinista
I think he's the best man for the jobcreo que es el más apropiado para el puesto
to be in a jobtener trabajo
to look for a jobbuscar (un) trabajo or empleo
to lose one's job (gen) → perder el trabajo or empleo; (= be sacked) → ser despedido
to be out of a jobestar sin trabajo or empleo
if they go bankrupt we'll all be out of a jobsi se arruinan nos quedaremos todos sin trabajo or empleo
to put sb out of a jobquitar el trabajo or empleo a algn
jobs for the boys (Brit) → amiguismo m, enchufes mpl
see also day B
2. (= piece of work) → trabajo m
I have a job for youtengo un trabajo para ti
I'm afraid this is a job for a specialistme parece que para esto hace falta un especialista
it was a big jobdio mucho trabajoera mucho trabajo
it's a difficult jobes (un trabajo) muy difícil
I'm paid by the jobme pagan a destajo
I've got a few jobs to dotengo algunas cosillas que hacer
to do a job for sbhacer un encargo para algn, hacer un recado a algn
can you do a job for me?¿te puedo hacer un encargo?, ¿te puedo encargar algo?
she's doing a good jobtrabaja bien
he has done a good job with the bookel libro le ha salido bien
we could do a far better job of itpodríamos hacer un trabajo muchísimo mejor
it's not ideal but it'll do the jobno es lo ideal pero valdrá
let's get on with the the job in handvamos a concentrarnos en el trabajo que tenemos entre manos
to know one's jobconocer el oficio
he really knows his jobes un experto en lo suyo
you've made a good job of painting the doorshas pintado muy bien las puertas
he's out on a job at the momenten este momento ha salido a hacer un trabajo
on the job: he fell asleep on the jobse quedó dormido trabajando
there was no formal training - they learned on the jobno se ofrecía formación específica - aprendían trabajando or sobre la marcha
he quit after five years on the jobse fue tras haber estado en el trabajo cinco años
to be on the job (= having sex) → estar haciéndolo
to fall down on the jobdemostrar no tener capacidad
if a job's worth doing, it's worth doing welllas cosas bien hechas bien parecen
see also hatchet, nose D
see also odd C
see also repair C
3. (Comput) → trabajo m
4. (= duty, responsibility) my job is to sell themyo estoy encargado de venderlos
that's not my jobeso no me incumbe a mí, eso no me toca a mí
he's only doing his jobestá cumpliendo con su deber, nada más
I had the job of telling hima mí me tocó decírselo
5. (= undertaking) it's quite a job, bringing up five childrenes una tarea bastante dura, criar a cinco hijos
6. (= difficulty) to have a (hard) job doing/to do sth: we're having a hard job keeping up with the demandnos está costando trabajo satisfacer la demanda
we had quite a job getting here!¡vaya que nos costó (trabajo) llegar!
we'll have a (hard) job to finish it in timenos va a costar mucho trabajo terminarlo a tiempo
7. (= state of affairs) it's a bad jobes una situación difícil
it's a good job he didn't see usmenos mal que no nos vio
(and a) good job too!¡menos mal!
to make the best of a bad jobponer al mal tiempo buena cara
we'll just have to make the best of a bad jobhabrá que poner al mal tiempo buena cara
to give sth up as a bad jobdejar algo por imposible
she gave him up as a bad jobpor imposible rompió con él
8. (= crime) → golpe m
he was planning a bank jobplaneaba un golpe en un banco
he was caught doing a bank joblo cogieron or (LAm) agarraron asaltando un banco
that warehouse jobese robo en el almacén
see also put-up
9. (Brit) (= thing) this machine is just the jobesta máquina nos viene que ni pintada, esta máquina nos viene al pelo
a holiday in Majorca would be just the jobunas vacaciones en Mallorca nos vendrían de perlas or de maravilla
10. (Brit) (child language) to do a jobhacer caca
B. VI
1. (= do casual work) → hacer trabajos temporales
2. (= work as middleman) to job in sthtrabajar de intermediario en la compraventa de algo
C. CPD job action N (US) → movilización f (de trabajadores)
job analysis N (Ind) → análisis m del trabajo, análisis m ocupacional
job application Nsolicitud f de trabajo or empleo
Job Centre N = Jobcentre job club Ngrupo m de asesoramiento para desempleados
job control language Nlenguaje m de control de trabajo
job creation Ncreación f de empleo, creación f de puestos de trabajo
job creation scheme Nplan m de creación de puestos de trabajo, plan m de creación de nuevos empleos
job description Ndescripción f del trabajo
job evaluation, job grading Nevaluación f de empleos
job holder Nempleado/a m/f
job hunting Nbúsqueda f de trabajo, búsqueda f de empleo
to go job huntingsalir a buscar trabajo or empleo
job interview Nentrevista f de trabajo
job losses NPLpérdida fsing de puestos de trabajo
500 job lossesuna pérdida de 500 puestos de trabajo
job lot Nlote m
to buy/sell sth as a job lotcomprar/vender algo en un lote
job number Nnúmero m del trabajo
job offer Noferta f de trabajo or empleo
job opportunity Noportunidad f de trabajo
job queue N (Comput) → cola f de trabajos
job satisfaction Nsatisfacción f en el trabajo, satisfacción f profesional
job security Nseguridad f en el trabajo
job seeker Ndemandante mf de empleo, persona f que busca trabajo
job seeker's allowance N (Brit) → prestación f por desempleo
job sharing N job sharing is encouraged hereintentamos fomentar el empleo compartido
I'm interested in the possibility of job sharingme interesaría poder compartir el empleo con otra persona
job title N(nombre m del) puesto m
job vacancy Npuesto m vacante

job

[ˈdʒɒb]
n
(= piece of work) → travail m
That was a difficult job → C'était un travail difficile.
to do a good job of it, to make a good job of it (= do sth well) → faire du bon travail
to do a good job of doing sth, to make a good job of doing sth
He's doing a good job of running the company → Il dirige bien la société.
on the job (= while working) → sur le tas
They learn on the job → Ils apprennent sur le tas.
the pay after five years on the job
BUT le salaire au bout de cinq ans de maison.
(= DIY, household task) → tâche f, tâche f domestique
(= responsibility) → travail m
sb's job is to do sth
It's not my job to look after your children → Ce n'est pas mon travail de surveiller tes enfants.
he's only doing his job (= what he has to do) → il ne fait que son travail, il ne fait que son boulot
(= employment) → emploi m, poste m
He's lost his job → Il a perdu son emploi.
I've got a Saturday job
BUT Je travaille le samedi.
a part-time job → un emploi à temps partiel
a full-time job → un emploi à plein temps
jobs for the boys (British)des boulots pour les copains
(= difficulty) to have a job doing sth → avoir du mal à faire qch
I had a job finding it → J'ai eu du mal à le trouver.
it's a good job that ... (= lucky) → c'est heureux que ..., c'est une chance que ...
just the job! (= the ideal thing) (British)juste ce qu'il faut!, exactement ce qu'il faut!
modif [cuts] → d'emplois; [prospects] → de travailjob advertisement noffre f d'emploi, annonce f d'emploijob applicant ncandidat(e) m/f à un poste

Job

n (Bibl) → Hiob m, → Job m; the Book of Jobdas Buch Hiob; he has the patience of Jober hat eine Engelsgeduld

job

n
(= piece of work)Arbeit f; (Comput) → Job m; I have a job to doich habe zu tun; I have several jobs to doich habe verschiedene Sachen zu erledigen; a job of workeine Arbeit, eine Aufgabe; I have a little job for youich habe da eine kleine Arbeit or Aufgabe für Sie; it’s quite a job to paint the housedas ist vielleicht eine Arbeit or eine Heidenarbeit (inf), → das Haus zu streichen; the car’s in for a paint job (inf)der Wagen ist zum Lackieren in der Werkstatt; the plumbers have a lot of jobs on just nowdie Klempner haben zurzeit viele Aufträge; to be paid by the jobfür (die) geleistete Arbeit bezahlt werden, pro Auftrag bezahlt werden; he’s on the job (inf: = at work) → er ist bei or an der Arbeit; (inf: = having sex) → er ist zu Gange (inf); to make a good/bad job of somethingbei etw gute/schlechte Arbeit leisten; the decorators made a terrible job of the kitchendie Maler haben in der Küche schrecklich gepfuscht; we could do a far better job of running the companywir könnten die Firma viel besser leiten; he knows his jober versteht sein Handwerk ? odd f
(= employment)Stelle f, → Job m (inf); to look for/get/have a jobeine Stelle suchen/bekommen/haben; to lose one’s jobseine Stelle verlieren; the nice thing about a teaching job is …das Schöne am Lehrberuf or an einer Anstellung als Lehrer ist …; he had a holiday jober hatte eine Ferienarbeit or einen Ferienjob (inf); I’ve got a Saturday jobich habe einen Samstagsjob (inf); 500 jobs lost500 Arbeitsplätze verloren gegangen; to bring new jobs to a regionin einer Gegend neue Arbeitsplätze schaffen
(= duty)Aufgabe f; that’s not my jobdafür bin ich nicht zuständig; it’s not my job to tell himes ist nicht meine Aufgabe, ihm das zu sagen; I’ll do my job and you do yoursich mache meine Arbeit, und Sie Ihre; I had the job of breaking the news to heres fiel mir zu, ihr die Nachricht beizubringen; he’s not doing his jober erfüllt seine Aufgabe(n) nicht; I’m only doing my jobich tue nur meine Pflicht; I’m only doing my jobich tue nur meine Pflicht; drinking a lot of water helps the kidneys do their jobviel Wasser zu trinken hilft den Nieren bei ihrer Arbeit
that’s a good job!so ein Glück; what a good job or it’s a good job I brought my cheque booknur gut, dass ich mein Scheckbuch mitgenommen habe; to give somebody/something up as a bad jobjdn/etw aufgeben; to make the best of a bad jobdas Beste daraus machen; that should do the jobdas müsste hinhauen (inf); this is just the jobdas ist goldrichtig or genau das Richtige; a holiday in the sun would be just the jobFerien in der Sonne, das wäre jetzt genau das Richtige; double whisky? — just the jobeinen doppelten Whisky? — prima Idee (inf)
(= difficulty) I had a job convincing him or to convince himes war gar nicht so einfach, ihn zu überzeugen; you’ll have a jobdas wird gar nicht so einfach sein; she has a job getting up the stairses ist gar nicht einfach für sie, die Treppe raufzukommen; it was quite a jobdas war ganz schön schwer (inf)or schwierig
(inf: = crime) → Ding nt (sl); we’re going to do a job next weekwir drehen nächste Woche ein Ding (sl); remember that bank job?erinnerst du dich an das große Ding in der Bank? (sl)
(inf: = person, thing) → Ding nt; his new car’s a lovely little jobsein neues Auto ist wirklich große Klasse (inf)or eine Wucht (inf); that blonde’s a gorgeous little jobdie Blondine (da) sieht wirklich klasse aus (inf)
(baby-talk) to do a (big/little) jobein (großes/kleines) Geschäft machen (inf), → Aa/Pipi machen (baby-talk)
(inf: = operation) → Korrektur f; to have a nose/chin job (done)eine Nasen-/Kinnkorrektur machen lassen
to do a job on somebody (inf: = defeat) → jdn in die Pfanne hauen (inf); (= beat up)jdn vermöbeln (inf)
vi
(= do casual work)Gelegenheitsarbeiten tun or verrichten, jobben (inf); a graphic designer who jobs for various advertising firmsein Grafiker, der für verschiedene Werbeagenturen Aufträge or Arbeiten ausführt
(St Ex) → als Makler tätig sein, Maklergeschäfte betreiben
(= profit from public position)sein Amt (zu privatem Nutzen) missbrauchen
vt (also job out) workin Auftrag geben, auf Kontrakt or auf feste Rechnung vergeben

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Jobcentre
n (Brit) → Arbeitsamt nt
job creation
job cuts
job description
job evaluation
nArbeitsplatzbewertung f
job holder
nArbeitnehmer(in) m(f)
job hopper
n (inf) jd, der häufig seine Arbeitsstelle wechselt
job-hunter
nArbeitssuchende(r) mf
job-hunting
nArbeitssuche f, → Stellenjagd f (inf); to be jobauf Arbeitssuche or Stellenjagd (inf)sein
job interview

job

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job loss
n there were 1,000 jobes1 000 Arbeitsplätze gingen verloren
job lot
n (Comm) → (Waren)posten m
job market
nArbeitsmarkt m
job opportunities
plStellenmarkt m, → Stellenangebote pl
job printer
nAkzidenzdrucker m
job profile
nStellenbeschreibung f, → Anforderungsprofil nt
job satisfaction
nZufriedenheit fam Arbeitsplatz; I’ve got jobich bin mit meiner Arbeit zufrieden

job

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job security
nSicherheit fdes Arbeitsplatzes; we can offer no job guaranteeswir können die Sicherheit des Arbeitsplatzes/der Arbeitsplätze nicht garantieren
jobseeker
nArbeitssuchende(r) mf; job’s allowance (Brit) → Arbeitslosengeld nt
job sharer
n jd, der seinen Arbeitsplatz mit anderen teilt
job sharing
nArbeitsplatzteilung f, → Jobsharing nt attr schemezur Arbeitsplatzteilung

Job

[dʒəʊb] nGiobbe m
to have the patience of Job → avere la pazienza di Giobbe

job

[dʒɒb] n
a. (work) → lavoro; (post) → posto, impiego
to look for a job → cercare lavoro
to be out of a job → essere disoccupato/a or senza lavoro
a part-time/full-time job → un lavoro a mezza giornata/a tempo pieno
this is a case of jobs for the boys (fam, pej) → questo è il modo di sistemare amici e parenti
the government is creating new jobs → il governo sta creando nuovi posti di lavoro
b. (piece of work) → lavoro; (task) → compito
on the job → sul lavoro
to make a good/bad job of sth → fare bene/male qc
he's done a good job of work → ha fatto un buon lavoro
that's not my job → non è compito mio
to know one's job → conoscere il proprio mestiere
he's only doing his job → sta solo facendo il suo dovere
I had the job of telling him → è stato compito mio dirglielo
that car is a nice little job (fam) → quella macchina è un gioiellino
c. that's just the job!è proprio quello che ci vuole!
to give sth up as a bad job → lasciar perdere qc perché è un'impresa impossibile
it's a good job that ... → meno male che...
a good job too! → meno male!
we had quite a job getting here or to get here → è stata un'impresa arrivare qui
he was caught doing a bank job (fam) → l'hanno preso mentre faceva un colpo alla banca

job

(dʒob) noun
1. a person's daily work or employment. She has a job as a bank-clerk; Some of the unemployed men have been out of a job for four years.
2. a piece of work or a task. I have several jobs to do before going to bed.
give up as a bad job
to decide that (something) is not worth doing, or impossible to do, and so stop doing it.
a good job
a lucky or satisfactory state of affairs. It's a good job that she can't hear what you're saying; He has lost his trumpet, and a good job too!
have a job
to have difficulty. You'll have a job finishing all this work tonight.
just the job
entirely suitable. These gloves are just the job for gardening.
make the best of a bad job
to do one's best in difficult circumstances.

job

وَظِيفَةٌ práce job Stelle δουλειά empleo työ emploi posao lavoro 직업 baan jobb praca emprego работа jobb งาน công việc 工作

job

n. trabajo, empleo; [task] tarea.

job

n trabajo, empleo
References in classic literature ?
March put by the last finished job, and said, "Come girls.
He would have done a better job if I hadn't hurried him.
We'd better get that job off our hands before doing anything else.
No wonder if there should be a job to do on the roof.
answered the Guernsey-man, who did not seem to relish the job he was at very much.
After that he often came to see me, and when my mouth was healed the other breaker, Job, they called him, went on training me; he was steady and thoughtful, and I soon learned what he wanted.
The last time, too, he lost his job, and that meant six weeks more of standing at the doors of the packing houses, at six o'clock on bitter winter mornings, with a foot of snow on the ground and more in the air.
This ain't no thirty-seven year job; this is a thirty-eight year job, Tom Sawyer.
What's any more dangerous than that job up yon- der -- but nothing's come of it.
Josephs, partly from benevolence, and partly from a vague fear that Smilash might at any moment take an action against him for defamation of character, said he had no doubt that he was a very cheap workman, and that it would be a charity to give him some little job to encourage him.
And on they went, till the job was quite done, and the shoes stood ready for use upon the table.
Riviere added with simplicity that he should then have to look out for another job.