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Translation of "job" - English-French dictionary

job

noun /dʒob/
a person’s daily work or employment travail, emploi She has a job as a bank clerk Some of the unemployed men have been out of a job for four years.
a piece of work or a task tâche 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. renoncer I couldn’t fix the lawnmower and eventually gave it up as a bad job.
a good job
a lucky or satisfactory state of affairs c’est une chance (que) 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 avoir du mal (à) You’ll have a job finishing all this work tonight.
just the job
entirely suitable justement ce qu’il faut These gloves are just the job for gardening.
make the best of a bad job
to do one’s best in difficult circumstances. faire contre mauvaise fortune bon coeur I decided to make the best of a bad job, and rented the car even though it was far from perfect.
(Definition of job from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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