give (something) up as a bad job

idiom

Definition of give (something) up as a bad job 

: to stop trying to do something because it cannot be done I tried my best to persuade him, but in the end I gave it up as a bad job.

Learn More about give (something) up as a bad job

Share give (something) up as a bad job

Resources for give (something) up as a bad job

Statistics for give (something) up as a bad job

Look-up Popularity

Comments on give (something) up as a bad job

What made you want to look up give (something) up as a bad job? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the figure or shape of a crescent moon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!