UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'job': /ˈdʒɒb/; 'Job': /'dʒəʊb/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dʒɑb/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'job': ( job); 'Job': (jōb)

Inflections of 'job' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. need a new job
  2. am looking for a new job
  3. [founded, landed] a new job [as, in]
  4. was fired from my job
  5. lost my job [last week]
  6. interviewed for a job [as, in]
  7. [quit, left] her job to [open, start, go]
  8. [change, move] jobs
  9. I got the job!
  10. what do you do for a job?
  11. do you have a job?
  12. I'm only doing my job
  13. he [loves, hates] his job
  14. learn on the job
  15. [fell asleep, got hurt] on the job
  16. an advertisement for a job
  17. a job for [life, one year, a season]
  18. a job in [advertising, sales, show business]
  19. is a [thankless, rewarding] job
  20. it's a tough job (but someone's got to do it)
  21. did [a good, a great, an amazing] job (on)
  22. [nice, great] job!
  23. UK: it's a good job you (didn't)
  24. has the job of [mowing, cleaning, emptying]
  25. I was called out on a job
  26. [gave, assigned] me the job of [telling, informing]
  27. had quite a job [convincing, persuading, finding] her
  28. you had one job (to do)!
  29. that's not my job!
  30. it is not your job to
  31. do odd jobs for [friends, neighbors, cash, money]
  32. do odd jobs around the [house, yard, neighborhood]
  33. [planned, pulled off] a bank job
  34. sexually explicit, slang: gave me a [blow, hand] job
  35. slang: has had a nose job
n as adj
  1. go to a job interview
  2. have a job interview (tomorrow)
  3. how is the job search going?
  4. [new, good] job opportunities
  5. a job advertisement
  6. is part of the job [title, description]
  7. a [good, bad] job market
  8. have job training (tomorrow)
  9. look at job postings
  10. is a job creator
  11. job [skills, creation]
  12. on-the-job training
  1. UK: job out the [position, work]
  2. UK: job about from [place to place, show to show]
  3. UK: job as [an actor, a builder]
  4. UK: job the [stocks, shares] (at a profit)
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