lose one's job

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lose one's job

: to no longer have the job one has had
  • If the restaurant closes, she'll lose her job.

Word by Word Definitions

lose play
  1. : to bring to destruction

  2. : damn

  3. : to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

job play
  1. : a regular remunerative position

  2. : a specific duty, role, or function

  3. : something that has to be done : task

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

  2. : to carry on public business for private gain

  3. : to carry on the business of a middleman or wholesaler

  1. : of or relating to a job or to employment

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

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

  1. : the hero of the book of Job who endures afflictions with fortitude and faith

  2. : a narrative and poetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table


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