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Russian translation of “job”

job

noun [C]     /dʒɒb/
PAID EMPLOYMENT A1 the regular work that you do in order to earn money
работа
She got a job in publishing. Hundreds of workers could lose their jobs. Why don't you apply for a part-time job?Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
PIECE OF WORK A2 a piece of work that you have to do
дело
cooking, cleaning and other household jobsWork, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
RESPONSIBILITY B2 something that is your responsibility
обязанность
It's my job to water the plants.Duty, obligation and responsibility
make a bad/good, etc job of sth UK to do sth badly/well, etc
плохо/хорошо и т. д. делать что-либо
Acting and actsDealing with things or people
do a good/excellent, etc job B2 to do something well/very well, etc
хорошо/прекрасно и т. д. справиться с работой
She did a great job of organizing the event.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
out of a job without a job
без работы
How long have you been out of a job?Employment status and types of work
(Definition of job noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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