job noun (EMPLOYMENT)
It's very difficult trying to bring up two children while doing a full-time job. 一边抚育两个孩子一边做全职工作很困难。
After a disastrous first month in office, many people are beginning to wonder if the new president is up to (= able to do) the job. 由于任职的第一个月表现很糟，许多人开始怀疑新总统是否胜任。
- I've applied for an office job I saw advertised in the paper.
- How is Mary enjoying her new job?
- It's a tragedy that so many young people are unable to find jobs.
- The company plans to shut down four factories and cut 10 000 jobs.
- Increasing the number of women in top management jobs will be a slow process.
job noun (PIECE OF WORK)
- They were working like crazy to get the job done on time.
- I've got plenty of jobs to keep you busy.
- He's really good at tricky painting jobs.
- I spent the afternoon pottering around the garden doing a few odd jobs.
- Hey - you did a great job tidying your bedroom. Well done!
job noun (RESPONSIBILITY)
[ + to infinitive ] She believed her job as a politician was to represent the views of her party and the people who voted for her. 她认为自己身为政治家就是要做她的政党和选民的代言人。
- It's my job to keep a check on stock levels.
- It is the job of the inspectors to enforce compliance with the regulations.
- I don't envy you the job of cooking for all those people.
- Whose job was it to bring the tickets?
- It was my job to make sure there was enough food to go round.
job noun (PROBLEM)
job noun (EXAMPLE)
job noun (CRIME)
US He really did a job on her, telling her that he would always love her and then moving to Fiji with someone else. 他的确耍了她，告诉她自己会永远爱她，后来却和别人一起跑到斐济去了。