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Meaning of “the job/matter in hand” in the English Dictionary

"the job/matter in hand" in British English

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the job/matter in hand

UK (US the job/matter at hand) the ​job or ​matter that is ​important at the ​presentmoment: Could you just ​concentrate on the ​job in hand? If we could ​return to the ​matter in hand, we can ​discuss other ​issueslater.
(Definition of the job/matter in hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the job/matter in hand”
in Chinese (Simplified) 当前重要的事务…
in Chinese (Traditional) 當前重要的事務…
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