Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: job

1. job (om handling) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe's not in my line of business.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)business, line, line of work, occupation

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

Mere specifikke termeraccountancy, accounting, appointment, berth, billet, biz, calling, career, catering, confectionery, craft, employment, farming, game, land, medium, metier, office, photography, place, position, post, profession, salt mine, situation, sport, spot, trade, treadmill, vocation, work

2. job (om handling) a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEstimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars.
The job of repairing the engine took several hours.
The endless task of classifying the samples.
The farmer's morning chores.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chore, task

Mindre specifikke termerduty

Mere specifikke termerball-breaker, ball-buster, scut work, shitwork, stint

3. job (om genstand) a workplace; as in the expression

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOn the job.

Mindre specifikke termerwork, workplace

4. job (om genstand) an object worked on; a result produced by working

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right.

Mindre specifikke termerproduct, production

5. job (om handling) the responsibility to do something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is their job to print the truth.

Mindre specifikke termerduty, obligation, responsibility

6. job (om handling) the performance of a piece of work

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe did an outstanding job as Ophelia.
He gave it up as a bad job.

Mindre specifikke termerwork

7. job (om handling) a damaging piece of work

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDry rot did the job of destroying the barn.
The barber did a real job on my hair.

Mindre specifikke termerwork

8. job (om tilstand) a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe and her husband are having problems.
It is always a job to contact him.
Urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)problem

Mindre specifikke termerdifficulty

Mere specifikke termerbalance-of-payments problem, race problem

9. Job (om person) a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerhero

10. Job (om person) any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

Mindre specifikke termerunfortunate, unfortunate person

11. job (om kommunikation) (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

Mindre specifikke termerapplication, application program, applications programme

Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

12. Job (om kommunikation) a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Book of Job

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerbook

Omfatter disse overordnede termerHagiographa, Ketubim, Old Testament, Writings

13. job (om handling) a crime (especially a robbery)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)caper

Mindre specifikke termerrobbery

Engelsk udsagnsord: job

1. job (om adfærd) profit privately from public office and official business

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termercheat, chisel

2. job (om adfærd) arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)farm out, subcontract

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Mindre specifikke termeremploy, engage, hire

3. job (om adfærd) work occasionally

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAs a student I jobbed during the semester breaks.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerdo work, work

4. job (om forhold) invest at a risk

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)speculate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercommit, invest, place, put

Mere specifikke termerbull

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