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on the job

Definition of on the job

  1. 1 :  while working on a job <He was injured on the job.> <New employees are given on-the-job training.>

  2. 2 British slang :  having sex <They were in the back room, on the job.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a piece of work

    :  a small miscellaneous piece of work undertaken on order at a stated rate

    :  the object or material on which work is being done

  1. :  to do odd or occasional pieces of work for hire

    :  to carry on public business for private gain

    :  to carry on the business of a middleman or wholesaler

  1. :  that is for hire for a given service or period

    :  used in, engaged in, or done as job work

    :  of or relating to a job or to employment


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