just/only doing one's job

Definition of just/only doing one's job

  1. :  to do things that one's job requires one to do You shouldn't blame her for what happened. She was just/only doing her job.

Word by Word Definitions

justplay
  1. : archaic variant ofjoust

  1. :  having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason :  reasonable

    :  faithful to an original

    :  conforming to a standard of correctness :  proper

  1. :  exactly, precisely

    :  very recently

    :  by a very small margin :  barely

onlyplay
  1. :  unquestionably the best :  peerless

    :  alone in a class or category :  sole

    :  having no brother or sister

  1. :  as a single fact or instance and nothing more or different :  merely

    :  solely, exclusively

    :  at the very least

  1. :  with the restriction that :  but

    :  and yet :  however

    :  were it not that :  except

doingplay
  1. :  the act of performing or executing :  action

    :  things that are done or that occur :  goings-on

    :  social activities

  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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a brief usually trivial fact

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