In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(occupation, post)trabajo masculineempleo masculine(application/interview) para un puesto de trabajoto have a teaching/publishing job/ 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 / puesto tengo que viajar mucho
- he hasn't had a job since 1990 — no ha trabajado desde 1990
- what sort of job would you like to have / 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 — actualmente estoy sin trabajo
- she really knows her / the job — es una experta en su campo (/ su oficio etc. )
- is he the right person for the job? — ¿es la persona idónea para el puesto?
- to create new jobs — crear empleo
- jobs for the boys — amiguismo
- 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 ... — si el sereno no hubiera estado atento ...
- there was a couple on the job in the back of the car — había una pareja dándole duro en el asiento trasero
- 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
- job losses — pérdida de puestos de trabajo
- job opportunity — oportunidad laboral / de trabajo
- you get a lot of job satisfaction doing this — este trabajo es muy gratificante
- job title — nombre del puesto
- job vacancy — puesto vacante
- He described it as the " most plum job in the industry".
- The summer job market for students improved slightly compared with last year.
- Landing a part-time job on campus as a peer counselor eased her money woes.
- Over the past two years 3,665 well-paid factory jobs have left Bloomington.
- Just four weeks after her husband's office closed the £40,000-a-year job offer was suddenly withdrawn.
- Following the job losses announced last week, just over 400 workers would remain.
- I quit my nine-to-five job and became a professional photographer.
- The abject failure to accept that fact only makes the manager's job even harder.
- If the jobs go overseas or pay at overseas wages, ambitious people will move to other fields.
- Kay drifted through a series of dead-end jobs for six years.
- All the stimulation and conversations made transitioning back to work at my day job quite difficult.
- If that were to occur surely Pearce would be granted the manager's job on a permanent basis.
- The center's database allows job seekers to sign up and manage their accounts.
- Part of the mystery comes from the fact that the job description is changing.
- She has an excellent, high-paying job and even owns her own house.
- More than 9,000 manufacturing jobs have been shed across East Lancashire in five years.
- 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.
- At the same time, manufacturing jobs have been exported overseas.
- When they do something appreciated by the people they serve, job satisfaction soars.
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
2.1(task, piece of work)trabajo masculinethis 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 — se ha operado la nariz
- before noun a repair job — un arreglo
- 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 (/ arregló etc. ) los estantes bastante bien
- she made a bad job of her presentation — hizo mal la presentación
- a good job — menos mal
- what a good job I brought my umbrella! — ¡menos mal que traje el paraguas!
- to be just the job! — ser lo ideal
- a gin and tonic would be just the job — un gin tonic me vendría de maravilla
- to do a job on sth/sb — liquidar algo/a algn
- 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
- Todd Whitelock also did a great job on the pieces for piano and cello that are on there.
- Based on the TV series farm jobs, tasks, rewards, and unseen pieces from the programme were explored.
- Dye also brought in his own shapers and equipment from other jobs to piece the construction of the course together.
- It can be used by itself on smaller projects or to supplement big equipment on larger jobs.
- Inputting time spent and expenses incurred on jobs, activities or tasks is quick and easy.
- I think you did a commendable job of explaining how to get started.
- He assumed that role with Atlanta, freeing Cox from the impossible task of doing both jobs.
- The biggest job will be the replacement of the floors in the two change rooms.
- The city had promised those who worked there that they would get other jobs once that grim task ended.
- A petty thief is seen pulling off a cheap scam on a shopkeeper by a major league con-artist who recruits him for a big job.
- Somewhere on the long list of jobs is a task to erect a nice little shed in the back garden.
- His job was to help piece the puzzle together and confirm the fate of the aircrew.
- Cox has done a smart, thorough job of explaining and contextualizing this unusual figure.
- This piece does a nice job at dismantling some of the stunts and action sequences in the film.
- I wrote two pieces tonight for various jobs, but they both are thin, trembling, smelly things.
- Providing workers to do the dirtiest, riskiest jobs has become a big business.
- What jobs or tasks today, or in the past, do not require knowledge?
- We also have a wide range of tasks and jobs to do in lots of different locations and we won't be able to get everyone together.
- In other policing roles you only see bits and pieces of some jobs, you don't get to follow them all the way through to the end result.
- I think everyone agrees that Warren has done a dismal job of being a Big Brother secret agent.
2.2Computingtrabajo masculinebefore noun job queue — cola de trabajos pendientes feminine
- In this way you are parallelizing several serial jobs by starting them all at once, each on a different CPU.
- ThinPrint offers software to sort out print jobs in internet and mobile environments.
- The software automatically deploys a small agent program on each computer as scheduled defrag jobs begin.
- You conceivably can use work queues for jobs other than bottom-half processing, however.
- For example, suppose one of root's cron jobs uses Stunnel to send files to a remote rsync process.
2.3(difficult task)it's always a job to reach him — siempre cuesta mucho / resulta difícil ponerse en contacto con él
- it's quite a / some job cooking for 50 people — hacer comida para 50 personas no es moco de pavo
- I had a terrible job getting that nail out — sudé tinta para sacar ese clavo
- we had a job to hear — nos las vimos negras para oír
- If that's what the local conditions are like then we've got a real job on our hands.
- If Sligo had lost James Kearins would have had a real job on his hands to try and rally the troops for this one.
- In Big Blogger's mind there is a camera though - why else would he be decked out in the old bow tie job?
- Not that it matters, as they knew who it was, but they had a job trying to piece the scene together.
- But to be truthful it is very dull at the moment and it's a real job to motivate myself to study.
3slang(crime)golpe masculineto do / pull a job — dar un golpe informal
- 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
- Caroline allowed the Guardian to tag along on one of her jobs a burglary in leafy Purley Oaks.
- Lastly, Neo didn't do a good job of providing an interesting mix of burglary tools for the jobs.
- He kept reappearing in my life to offer me more criminal jobs for money to pay to return.
- 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.
4slang(thing)cuestión feminine informalchisme masculine Spain Mexico informalvaina feminine Peru Venezuela Colombia informalcoso masculine Southern Cone informalone of those electric chrome jobs — uno de esos asuntos / chismes eléctricos de cromo informal
- I like the little red job with the feather — me gusta el (sombrero / modelito etc. ) rojo con la pluma
5Britishchild languageto do a big/little job — hacer caca/pis informal
1(work casually)trabajar esporádicamentehacer changas River Plate informalhacer pololos Chile informal
2(as middleman)trabajar de intermediario
3jobbing pres peventualtemporaljobbing printer — impresor de material publicitario masculine
1JobJob's comforter — persona que intentando consolar empeora la situación
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