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job

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

noun

  • 1 1.1 (occupation, post) 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 [euphemistic]
    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 (British English) [colloquial] on the jobI 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 … (American English) [colloquial]
    si el sereno no hubiera estado atento or (Spain) [colloquial] al loro …
    there was a couple on the job in the back of the car (British English) [slang]
    había una pareja dándole duro or (Spain) dale que te pego en el asiento trasero [colloquial]
    to fall/lie down on the jobthey fell down on the job
    no cumplieron
    you've been lying down on the job
    no te has estado esforzando
    (before noun) (application/interview)
    para un puesto de trabajo
    job losses
    pérdida (feminine) de puestos de trabajo
    job opportunity
    oportunidad (feminine) laboral or de trabajo
    you get a lot of job satisfaction doing this
    este trabajo es muy gratificante
    este trabajo proporciona gran satisfacción profesional
    job title
    nombre (masculine) del puesto
    job vacancy
    Example sentences
    • Landing a part-time job on campus as a peer counselor eased her money woes.
    • He said he wouldn't want to guide a Marine into a low-paying, dead-end job.
    • In Kabul, they usually have low-paying, menial jobs such as janitorial work.
    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) 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]
    se ha operado la nariz
    se ha hecho la cirugía estética en la nariz
    a repair job (Cars)
    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] what a good job I brought my umbrella!
    ¡menos mal que traje el paraguas!
    to be just the job! (British English) [colloquial]
    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 [colloquial]
    to do a job on something/somebody [slang]
    liquidar algo/a alguien
    cargarse algo/a alguien (Spain) [colloquial]
    to give something/somebody up as a bad job
    dejar algo/a alguien 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 (Computing) (before noun) job queue
    (cola (feminine) de) trabajos (masculine plural) pendientes
    Example sentences
    • The software automatically deploys a small agent program on each computer as scheduled defrag jobs begin.
    • ThinPrint offers software to sort out print jobs in internet and mobile environments.
    • You conceivably can use work queues for jobs other than bottom-half processing, however.
    2.3 (difficult task) [colloquial]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 [colloquial]
    I had a terrible job getting that nail out
    me dio mucho trabajo sacar ese clavo
    sudé tinta para sacar ese clavo [colloquial]
    we had a job to hear
    nos las vimos negras para oír [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • If Sligo had lost James Kearins would have had a real job on his hands to try and rally the troops for this one.
    • But to be truthful it is very dull at the moment and it's a real job to motivate myself to study.
    • If that's what the local conditions are like then we've got a real job on our hands.
    Example sentences
    • Inputting time spent and expenses incurred on jobs, activities or tasks is quick and easy.
    • Based on the TV series farm jobs, tasks, rewards, and unseen pieces from the programme were explored.
    • I wrote two pieces tonight for various jobs, but they both are thin, trembling, smelly things.
  • 3 (crime) [slang] 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
    Example sentences
    • Lastly, Neo didn't do a good job of providing an interesting mix of burglary tools for the jobs.
    • Splashy bank jobs, bombings, high profile murders - and nobody seems to be able to get a grip on it.
    • You know the blockers are doing theft jobs when Holmes consistently is getting by the initial wave of defenders.
  • 5 (British English) [child lang]to do a big/little job
    hacer caca/pis [colloquial]

intransitive verb -bb-

  • 1.1 (work casually)
    trabajar esporádicamente
    hacer changas (River Plate area) or (Chile) pololos [colloquial]
    1.2 (as middleman)
    trabajar de intermediario
    1.3
    also: jobbing present participle
    jobbing printer
    impresor (masculine) de material publicitario
    Example sentences
    • Before his fateful punch-up, Bardem had been an aspiring painter, part-time stripper and occasional jobbing actor.
    • There are the jobbing comics who do the circuit of the clubs.
    • So we need to set up a jobbing enterprise where skilled pensioners can do repairs and small jobs reasonably quickly and well.
    Example sentences
    • After getting jobbed by the BCS system and left out of the 2000 championship game, the Canes won it all in 2001 and lost in the title game in 2002.
    • Chris Andersen was jobbed by the people scoring the dunks.
    • As for Carmelo, I definitely don't feel like he was jobbed.

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Job
American English: /dʒoʊb/
British English: /dʒəʊb/

noun

  • Job's comforter
    (persona que intentando consolar empeora la situación)

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