Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “just the man/woman for the job”

just the man/woman for the job

a man/woman who has all the skills for a particular piece of work : We need someone who has experience in marketing and teaching , and I think Alex is just the woman for the job.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of just the man/woman for the job from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “just the man/woman for the job”

Word of the Day

chef

a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More