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job

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun EMPL employmentpost masc1  c m uobair fem2  c m ujab masc4  c m ushe applied for the job chuir sí isteach ar an bpostmany took part-time jobs ghlac go leor daoine le hobair pháirtaimseartha, ghlac go leor daoine le jabanna páirtaimsearthahe decided to leave his job bheartaigh sé éirí as a phost, shocraigh sé éirí as a chuid oibreshe wants to find a proper job tá sí ag iarraidh post ceart a fháilhe was offered a temporary job in a shop tairgeadh post sealadach dó i siopait's a full-time job is post lánaimseartha é, post lánaimseartha atá annshe's looking for a permanent job tá sí ag lorg post buan, tá sí ag iarraidh post buan a fháilthey rarely get the top jobs is annamh a fhaigheann siad na poist is fearrthat was my first teaching job ba é sin mo chéad phost múinteoireachtathere are few job opportunities is beag deiseanna fostaíochta atá annthere were job losses in the company cailleadh poist sa chomhlacht, d'imigh poist sa chomhlachtthe job market is very competitive tá an-iomaíocht sa mhargadh fostaíochta, tá an margadh fostaíochta an-iomaíochshe had a job interview bhí agallamh aici le haghaidh poisthow many job applicants were there? cá mhéad duine a chuir isteach ar an bpost?, cá mhéad iarratasóir a bhí ar an bpost?he had a job as a technician bhí sé ag obair mar theicneoirjobs in the civil service are in demand tá éileamh ar phoist sa státseirbhísjob vacancy folúntas 2 noun duty, responsibilityobair fem2  c m ucleaning the toilet is a horrible job is obair ghránna é glanadh an leithris, is obair ghránna é an leithreas a ghlanadhthey're only doing their job níl siad ach ag déanamh a gcuid oibreit's his job to gather the evidence is é a ghnó siúd an fhianaise a bhailiú, is airsean atá sé an fhianaise a bhailiú
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3 noun assignmentobair fem2  c m utasc masc1  c m uhe had another job to do bhí obair eile le déanamh aige, bhí tasc eile le déanamh aigehe has the job of raising the children caithfidh seisean na páistí a thógáil, eisean a chaithfidh na páistí a thógáil 4 noun taskthey did odd jobs for her around the house rinne siad rudaí beaga di thart faoin teach, rinne siad siobáil di timpeall an tí, rinne siad timireacht di thart faoin teachthey concentrated on the job in hand dhírigh siad ar an obair a bhí os a gcomhair amach, dhírigh siad ar an obair a bhí le déanamh acu 5 noun COMP set of operations as unittasc masc1  c m uthe print job wasn't completed níor cuireadh críoch leis an tasc priontála 6 noun role, functioncúram masc1  c m uthe stomach's job is to break food down is é cúram an bhoilg bia a bhriseadh síos, is éard a dhéanann an bolg ná bia a bhriseadh síosit's the job of a journalist to tell the truth is é cúram an iriseora an fhírinne a insint 7 noun sth challengingit's a big job you've taken on is mór an cúram atá glactha agat ort féinthey have a real job on their hands tá obair mhór rompuyou'll have a job keeping her quiet rachaidh sé crua ort í a choinneáil ciúin, beidh sé deacair ort í a choimeád ciúin, rachaidh sé rite leat í a choinneáil ciúin 8 noun outcome of undertakingobair fem2  c m uthe staff did a fantastic job rinne an fhoireann éacht, rinne an fhoireann sárobair, rinne an fhoireann gaiscehe did a bad job ní raibh mórán cuma ar a chuid oibre, ní raibh mórán slachta ar a chuid oibre, rinne sé drochjab 9 noun informal especially MED work to change appearanceshe wasn't pleased with her nose job ní raibh sí sásta leis an obráid a rinneadh ar a srónit needs a proper paint job tá cóta maith péinte ag teastáil go géar uaidh 10 noun POLICE, informal theft etcthey want to do a bank job tá siad ag iarraidh banc a robáil 11 (also jobby) noun informal sth of specified typeshe sold the old car and got a modern job instead dhíol sí an seancharr agus fuair sí ceann nua-aimseartha ina áit
verb
12 verb EMPL work casually or occasionally INTRANSITIVEbheith ag obair anseo is ansiúdhe was jobbing for the year bhí sé ag obair anseo is ansiúd ar feadh na bliana, bhí sé ag déanamh beagán oibre thall is abhus ar feadh na bliana 13 verb (US) cheat TRANSITIVEthe ref jobbed us! rinne an réiteoir an diabhal orainn!, rinne an réiteoir feall orainn! 14 verb TRANSP hire TRANSITIVEthey jobbed a carriage fuair siad carráiste ar cíos
phrases

big job

euphemistic , informal he had to do a big job bhí air a chac a dhéanamh, bhí a chac leis

to do a job on

very informal drochbhail a chur arthey did a job on the car chuir siad drochbhail ar an gcarr, mhill siad an carr, rinne siad millteanas ar an gcarr

to do the job

informal it'll do the job déanfaidh sé cúis, déanfaidh sé gnó breá, déanfaidh sé an bearta good sleep should do the job ba cheart go ndéanfadh codladh maith an gnó, ba cheart go ndéanfadh codladh maith an beart

to give sb/sth up as a bad job

(also

give up on sb/sth as a bad job

) informal do bheannacht a chaitheamh le duine/ruddo hata a chaitheamh le duine/rudshe gave it up as a bad job chaith sí a beannacht leis, chaith sí a hata leis, shocraigh sí nárbh fhiú an tairbhe an trioblóid

good job

(also

to be a good job

) 1 informal luckily, thankfullyit's a good job you didn't get lost is maith an rud nach ndeachaigh tú amú, is maith an scéal nach ndeachaigh tú amú, is maith nach ndeachaigh tú amúHe's gone. Good job, too! Tá sé ar shiúl. Agus is maith an rud go bhfuil!; Tá sé imithe. Buíochas mór le mac Dé! 2 informal (especially US) well done!good job! maith thú!, nár laga Dia thú!, mo cheol thú!

jobs for the boys

(also

jobs for the girls

) pejorative fabharfabhar le do mhuintir féin

to be just the job

informal it's just the job is é sin go díreach an rud atá ag teastáil, sin é go díreach an rud atá de dhíth

to make the best of a bad job

we made the best of a bad job b'éigean dúinn glacadh leis, rinneamar ár ndícheall leis

to be more than your job is worth

especially humorous it's more than your job is worth ní fiú duit do phost a chur i mbaol mar gheall air, ní fiú duit do phost a chur i gcontúirt i ngeall air

on the job

1 while at workhe injured himself on the job ghortaigh sé é féin ag an obair 2 dealing with sththe rescue team are on the job tá an fhoireann tarrthála ag plé leis 3 very informal having sexhe was caught on the job with another woman rugadh air sa leaba le bean eile

out of a job

he's out of a job tá sé as obair, níl aon obair aige, tá sé dífhostaithe

to sleep on the job

(also

to lie down on the job

) informal they're sleeping on the job tá siad ag déanamh faillí ina gcuid oibre, tá siad ag luí siar ar na maidí, tá siad ag leadaíocht ag an obair