line of work

noun phrase

: the work that a person does regularly in order to earn money : job
He's in a dangerous line of work.

Examples of line of work in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this line of work, Astrid was eventually hired as the maître d’ at a local restaurant called The French Café. Alex Gurley, Peoplemag, 4 June 2024 People in this line of work are used to going for unpredictable spans of time without working and plan accordingly. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2024 Carhartt is well-known for its line of work gloves, and the Carhartt Men’s C-Touch Work Glove stands out among winter work gloves. Rachel Ahrnsen, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Apr. 2024 But, growing up, Drew did not appreciate her mother’s involvement in her line of work. Lynsey Eidell, Peoplemag, 25 Mar. 2024 Reach out to authors in your line of work on LinkedIn to get some guidance. Maya Richard-Craven, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 People in your line of work are saying that what remains most important is to open land crossings from Rafah and hopefully elsewhere. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 14 Mar. 2024 This line of work includes biotechnology subsidiary FuturaGene, as well as Woodspin, a joint venture for a wood pulp facility with Finnish materials technology firm Spinnova. Angelica Mari, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 So any signal that Musk won’t continue that line of work at Tesla could be unnerving for investors. Wire Service, The Mercury News, 16 Jan. 2024

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“Line of work.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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