line of work

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Noun1.line of work - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn moneyline of work - 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
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Certainly it is only by force of real genius of some sort, never by a mere lucky chance, that a man achieves the acknowledged masterpiece in any line of work.
We should all be setting a good example for young kids and abusing people in their line of work isn't how it should be done.
The challenges and adversaries, often including violence, that journalists face in their line of work is the worst-kept secret in Pakistan's media industry, where even covering the attacks on the press can lead to further intimidation.
Agents of the PDEA and others with the police and and military whose line of work exposes them to high risks should be housed with their families in a secure, restricted area.
[U.S.A.], October 23 (ANI): Following the allegations that producer Harvey Weinstein harassed and assaulted several women over three decades, Hollywood actor George Clooney has revealed her wife Amal faced similar situations in her own line of work.
Meanwhile, the Doctors Syndicate had pushed for the implementation of the court decision, arguing that doctors are at high risk of contracting a deadly infection in their line of work.
Consider whether you have enjoyed the challenges you've met in your work, achieved a salary that lets you live the way you want, built up expertise in your line of work, made an impact and earned the respect of clients, customers and colleagues.
The primary focus of the program is to provide expedient compliant solutions to building owners so they may focus on their primary line of work, whether education, manufacturing, retail, a commercial office or other.
For the couple though, given their line of work, it can be hard to find time to spend with each other.
"All in a Day's Work: For Real Estate Agents" is a collection of humorous stories and anecdotes from real estate agents who give their wit and wisdom about the strange things that happen every day in their line of work. From accidentally trying to sell something that isn't there, to finding the deceased, to preventing people from becoming deceased, "All in a Day's Work" is hilarious and much worth the read, even for those with little interest in real estate, just for the human story that is laid out.