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job
British English: /dʒɒb/
American English: /dʒɑb/

Translation of job in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (post)
    she has a job as a secretary in the ministry
    تَعْمَلُ كَسِكْرِتيرة في الوِزارةِ
    what's your job?
    ‫ما وَظيفَتُكَ؟‬
    a teaching job
    وَظيفة تَدْريسٍ
    to look for/get a job
    بَحَثَ عن \ حَصَلَ على وَظيفةٍ
    to be out of a job
    كانَ عاطِلاً عن العَمَلِ
  • 2
    [informal] (role)
    it's my job to get the kids up in the morning
    إيقاظُ الأَطْفالِ في الصَباحِ هو مَسْؤوليَّتي
  • 4 to find a job for somebody to do
    وَجَدَ لِشَخْصٍ شَيْئاً يَفْعَلُهُ
  • 5
    (assignment)
    the dam project was a big job for the local construction company
    كانَ مَشْروعُ السَدِّ عَمَلاً كَبيراً جِدًّا بالنِسْبةِ لِشَرِكةِ الإنْشاءاتِ المَحَلّيّةِ
    to make a good/bad job of something
    عَمِلَ شَيْئاً بِشَكْلٍ جَيِّدٍ \ رَديءٍ
  • 6 [informal] (difficult activity) See examples: a real job, quite a job
    مُهِمّة صَعْبة
  • 7 (computing/الحوسبة) cancel all the pending print jobs
    الْغِ كُلَّ مَهامِّ الطِباعةِ

Idioms

it's a good job …

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
[informal]
إنَّهُ لَشَيْءٌ طَيِّبٌ …

to be on the job

(working)
كانَ يَقومُ بِعَمَلِهِ

to do the job

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
[informal]
أَدّى الغَرَضَ
that'll do the job nicely
ذلك سَيُؤَدّي الغَرَضَ بِشَكْلٍ طَيِّبٍ

to give somebody/something up as a bad job

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
[informal]
يَئِسَ من إمْكانيّةِ إصْلاحِ شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ

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