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job

noun /dʒob/
a person’s daily work or employment
trabajo
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
tarea
I have several jobs to do before going to bed.
jobless adjective without a job; unemployed
desempleado
a jobless carpenter.
job seeker noun (British) (in official language) an unemployed person who is looking for a job.
persona que busca empleo
job seeker’s allowance (= money from the government to support job seekers).
give up as a bad job to decide that (something) is not worth doing, or impossible to do, and so stop doing it
desistir, dejar algo por imposible
I couldn’t fix the lawnmower and eventually gave it up as a bad job.
a good job noun a lucky or satisfactory state of affairs
menos mal 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
costar trabajo
You’ll have a job finishing all this work tonight.
just the job entirely suitable
perfecto, estupendo
These gloves are just the job for gardening.
make the best of a bad job to do one’s best in difficult circumstances
poner a mal tiempo buena cara
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-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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