There are 3 translations of job in Spanish:

job1

Pronunciation: /dʒɑːb; dʒɒb/

n

  • 1 1.1 (occupation, post) trabajo (m), empleo (m) to have a teaching/publishing job o a job in teaching/publishing trabajar en la enseñanza/en una editorial she's got a job as a hairdresser trabaja de peluquera she has found a vacation job ha encontrado un trabajo para las vacaciones my job involves a lot of traveling en mi trabajo or puesto tengo que viajar mucho he hasn't had a job since 1990 no ha trabajado desde 1990, no tiene trabajo desde 1990 what sort of job would you like to have o do when you grow up? ¿en qué te gustaría trabajar cuando seas mayor? if you're late once more, you'll be out of a job como vuelvas a llegar tarde, te quedas sin trabajo I'm between jobs at the moment [euphemism/eufemismo] actualmente estoy sin trabajo she really knows her o the job es una experta en su campo ( or su oficio etc) is he the right person for the job? ¿es la persona idónea para el puesto? to create new jobs crear nuevos puestos de trabajo, crear empleo jobs for the boys (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] amiguismo (m), enchufismo (m) (Esp) , cuatachismo (m) (Méx) on the job I never drink on the job yo nunca bebo cuando estoy trabajando on-the-job training cursos de capacitación en el trabajo after three weeks on the job … tras tres semanas de trabajo … if the nightwatchman hadn't been on the job … (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] si el sereno no hubiera estado atento or (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] al loro … there was a couple on the job in the back of the car (BrE) [slang/argot] había una pareja dándole duro or (Esp) dale que te pego en el asiento trasero [familiar/colloquial] to fall/lie down on the job they fell down on the job no cumplieron you've been lying down on the job no te has estado esforzando (before n) [application/interview] para un puesto de trabajo job creation creación (f) de empleo or de puestos de trabajo job creation scheme programa (m) de creación de puestos de trabajo job evaluation evaluación (f) de un trabajo job losses pérdida (f) de puestos de trabajo job offer oferta (f) de trabajo job opportunity oportunidad (f) laboral or de trabajo job rotation rotación (f) de trabajos you get a lot of job satisfaction doing this este trabajo es muy gratificante, este trabajo proporciona gran satisfacción profesional job security seguridad (f) en el puesto job title nombre (m) del puesto job vacancy (puesto (m)) vacante (f) 1.2 (duty, responsibility) it's your job to make the tea tú eres el encargado de hacer el té it's the leader's job to ensure party unity al líder le corresponde velar por la unidad del partido I had the unpleasant job of breaking the news to them me tocó la desagradable misión de darles la noticia I'm only doing my job solo cumplo con mi deber
  • 2 2.1 (task, piece of work) trabajo (m) this is a job for a builder este es un trabajo para un albañil let's get on with the job vamos a ponernos a trabajar en serio concentrate on the job in hand concéntrate en la tarea que tenemos entre manos she's had a nose job [colloquial/familiar] se ha operado la nariz, se ha hecho la cirugía estética en la nariz a repair job [Auto] una reparación you're doing a fine job lo estás haciendo muy bien he did an excellent job on my car me arregló el coche muy bien he's doing a good job of handling the crisis está llevando bien la crisis he made quite a good job of the shelves colocó ( or arregló etc) los estantes bastante bien she made a bad job of her presentation hizo mal la presentación a good job [colloquial/familiar] menos mal what a good job I brought my umbrella! ¡menos mal que traje el paraguas! to be just the job! (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] ser* lo ideal, ser* justo lo que hace falta a gin and tonic would be just the job un gin tonic me vendría de maravilla [familiar/colloquial] to do a job on sth/sb [slang/argot] liquidar algo/a algn, cargarse* algo/a algn (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to give sth/sb up as a bad job dejar algo/a algn por imposible to make the best of a bad job apechugar* y hacer* lo que se pueda if a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well si vale la pena hacerlo, vale la pena hacerlo bien 2.2 [Comput] trabajo (m) (before n) job queue (cola (f) de) trabajos (mpl) pendientes 2.3 (difficult task) [colloquial/familiar] it's always a job to reach him siempre cuesta mucho or resulta difícil ponerse en contacto con él it's quite a o some job cooking for 50 people hacer comida para 50 personas no es moco de pavo [familiar/colloquial] I had a terrible job getting that nail out me dio mucho trabajo sacar ese clavo, sudé tinta para sacar ese clavo [familiar/colloquial] we had a job to hear nos las vimos negras para oír [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 (crime) [slang/argot] golpe (m) to do o pull a job dar* un golpe after the job they did on him, his own mother wouldn't have recognized him tal y como lo dejaron, ni su madre lo hubiera reconocido
  • 5 (BrE) [used by or to children] to do a big/little job hacer* caca/pis [familiar/colloquial]

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of job in Spanish:

job2

vi (-bb-)

  • 1.1 (work casually) trabajar esporádicamente, hacer* changas (RPl) or (Chi) pololos [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (as middleman) trabajar de intermediario 1.3
    (jobbing pres p)
    eventual, temporal jobbing printer impresor (m) de material publicitario

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of job in Spanish:

Job

Pronunciation: /dʒəʊb/

n

  • Job Job's comforterpersona que intentando consolar empeora la situación

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.