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Translation of "job" - English-German dictionary

job

noun /dʒob/
a person’s daily work or employment die Arbeit 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 die Aufgabe 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. als aussichtslos aufgeben 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 ein wahres Glück 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 ein schweres Stück Arbeit You’ll have a job finishing all this work tonight. just the job entirely suitable genau richtig These gloves are just the job for gardening. make the best of a bad job to do one’s best in difficult circumstances. retten, was zu retten ist 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-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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