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job

noun   /dʒɒb/
A1 the work that you do in order to get money empleo He got a job as a waiter.
A2 a piece of work trabajo, tarea I did a few jobs around the house.
something that you have to do trabajo, tarea It’s my job to water the plants.
do/make a bad, good, etc. job of something
to do something badly, well, etc. hacer algo mal, bien, etc. She did an excellent job of organizing the event.
do a bad, good, etc. job of something
to do something badly, well, etc. hacer algo mal, bien, etc. She did an excellent job planning the party.
(Definition of job from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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